Updated: cygwin-1.5.15-1

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Mon Apr 18 17:28:00 GMT 2005

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 http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.

If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: cygwin@cygwin.com .


If you want to unsubscribe from the cygwin-announce mailing list, look
at the "List-Unsubscribe: " tag in the email header of this message.
Send email to the address specified there.  It will be in the format:


If you need more information on unsubscribing, start reading here:


Please read *all* of the information on unsubscribing that is available
starting at this URL.

Christopher Faylor
TimeSys, Inc.

Changes since 1.5.14-1:

corinna: Revamp process token handling to allow fast privilege switching.

corinna: Fix ctime handling.

cgf: Fix problem which caused cygwin not to dereference symlinks in the
middle of a path in some cases.

cgf: Clean up and simplify cygwin's lock handling.

cgf: Fix crashes on startup that some users experienced.

cgf: Make sure that nonexistent host names, services, and other network
entities are correctly identified as such.

corinna: Implement true (optional) syslog handling.

corinna: Handle case when unix socket type doesn't match requested socket

corinna: (Hopefully) Fix multiple race conditions in cygserver.

phumblet: Fix setuid returning -1 when supplementary group list contains
duplicate entries.

dave.korn: Fix incorrect parsing of "n" (as NaN) in *scanf().

brian.dessent: Fix cygcheck so that it will not report on files in the
PATH twice when "." is in the path.

phumblet/corinna: Change initgroups/getgroups to create correct list of
supplementary groups for changing user context

corinna: Revert to "Bypass traverse checking" by default"

cgf: Always run destructors on process exit.  Don't rely on atexit for

More information about the Cygwin-announce mailing list