package removed: gcc2-2.95-*

Christopher Faylor
Sun Oct 12 19:06:00 GMT 2003

As previously stated, I have now removed gcc2 from the distribution on  It will disappear from mirrors shortly, I'm sure.

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On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 01:12:01AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>I don't have the time or the inclination to support gcc 2.95 (aka the
>gcc2 package).  That fact wasn't a really big deal until David
>Billinghurst pointed out that the package contained a serious flaw.  So,
>rather than subject people to a broken g++, I will be end-of-lifing the
>gcc2 package next week unless someone steps forward to claim package
>This means I will remove the package from and it
>will no longer be available for download via setup.exe.
>If you are interested in maintaining this package, please send email
>to cygwin-apps.  Serious inquries only, please, i.e.  no "I have never
>built a package before and don't really know C but if you are available
>to step me through ever individual step required, I might do it if it
>isn't too hard."
>If you have questions or comments not related to volunteering for
>maintainership, please send them to the Cygwin mailing list: 
>see <>.
>Oh, and I probably have to say that the gcc 3.3.1 package will still be
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