Cygwin 2.5.2-1

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Jun 23 12:51:00 GMT 2016

Hi Cygwin friends and users,

I released Cygwin version 2.5.2-1.

This is a plain bugfix release, plus a few assorted improvements
under the hood.


  This is the first Cygwin release with the Cygwin DLL licensed
  under LGPLv3+.
  Please note that the GPLed tools in this package (e.g., cygserver,
  cygpath, regtool, etc) are still under plain GPLv3+.  The same goes
  for the LSA authentication package cyglsa.dll and cyglsa64.dll.
  Only the DLL itself is no under LGPLv3+.


  Cygwin 2.5.2 is the last release supporting Windows XP and Windows
  Server 2003.

What changed:

- select(2) now supports timeouts less than a Windows tick (10-16 ms).

Bug Fixes

- Fix an error message depending on the system header inclusion order.

- Fix non-POSIXy scheduler priority handling.
  Addresses: Bugreport via private email

- Allow mmap to map regions > 4 Gigs on 64 bit.

- Fix realpath(3) for incoming paths starting with long path prefixes.

- Fix a usage of INT_MAX (required limits.h) in math.h
  Addresses: Report on #cygwin-developers

- Fix using wrong inode number on newly created files.

Have fun,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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