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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.5.17-1

I've made a new version of the Cygwin DLL and associated utilities
available for download.  As usual, a list of what has changed is below.

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.

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Changes since 1.5.16-1:

cgf: Make cygcheck and strace work in a directory mounted with "mount -X".

cgf: Fix handling of static destructors so that stdout is still open when
they run.

corinna: Make sure that correct attributes are set for socket attributes.

cgf: Fix sporadic "multiple cygwin" problem when many processes are started
from non-cygwin processes.

corinna: Don't treat inability to open file as failure if only
SetFileAttributes is going to be called.

cgf: Fix problem with tty reads where vmin == vtime == 0.

cgf: Fix problem where SYSTEMROOT was not being exported as it should be.

corinna: Move address where cygwin shared structures live to just before
where the cygwin DLL loads.

cgf: Reorganize shared memory allocation to allow relocatability rather
than fatal exit.

cgf: Properly handle O_EXCL for fifos.

pierre: Introduce framework for treating network (//sys/share) drives.
This corrects a problem with "mkdir -p".

cgf: Properly detect existence of //foo.

corinna: Implement special handling for opendir(), readdir(), etc.  for
network shares so that "ls //" and "ls //share" do something useful.

corinna: Preliminary implementation of kernel logging facility using

cgf: Export mkdtemp.

cgf: Use better random algorithm when generating files and directories
created by mk*temp().

brian: Make cygcheck report on installed services if the right version
of cygrunsrv is available.

cgf: Make dlopen search /usr/bin (for Windows compatibility) and /usr/lib
(for UNIX compatibility).

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