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Re: Support for sa_sigaction

Corinna Vinschen ha escrito:

> On Nov 14 11:06, Joaqu?n M? L?pez Mu?oz wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > The latest releases of Cygwin support include sa_sigaction member in the
> > structure sigaction, but older releases such as Cygwin 1.5.7 don't (I've just
> > checked it out with my 1.5.7 local copy).
> >
> > How can I find the exact Cygwin release where sa_sigaction began to be
> > supported? I've scanned the web, the mailing lists archive and the CVS repo
> > looking for this piece of info, to no avail.
> Use `cvs annotate' to find the date when sa_sigaction has been
> introduced and then check against the release dates.  So, from what I
> can tell, 1.5.7 should already have sa_sigaction.  sa_sigaction has been
> introduced immediately when introducing the file include/cygwin/signal.h
> on 2003-11-03, while Cygwin 1.5.7 has been released on 2004-01-31.

These dates are correct, but there's no include/cygwin/signal.h in my
local copy of cygwin. I don't know which exact Cygwin package would
bring that header in.

> However, why is it important to know?  Just use the latest Cygwin
> version and you're done.

In order to support legacy environments. I'm doing this reasearch in connection with
the Boost Config Library ( ).

Joaquín M López Muñoz
Telefónica, Investigación y Desarrollo

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