ITP: octave-2.1.71

Christopher Faylor
Fri Jul 1 16:04:00 GMT 2005

On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 09:00:42AM -0700, James R. Phillips wrote:
>--- Christopher Faylor  wrote:
>> >--- "John W. Eaton" <> wrote:
>> >
>> >>
>> >>Having Octave compile and run cleanly with mingw is a separate issue,
>> >>and doesn't really solve the problem for Cgywin users.
>> Actually, it isn't a separate issue at all.  DW2 exception handling is
>> an issue common to both mingw and cygwin.  It seems likely that any
>> solution which addressed the problem on mingw would also work for cygwin.
>I think what John meant to say is, running under mingw is a separate _bag_ of
>issues.  Within this bag, among the issues, is this one issue we are discussing
>(DW2 exception handling), which may in fact be a common issue.  David Bateman
>on the octave maintainers list is working on all the issues in the mingw bag. 
>If he solves this for one, perhaps it'll be solved for both.

Ok.  I didn't mean to raise this as a show stopper, I was just offering
an observation.


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