Bug in upset? [Was: Re: R: Problem [1.7]: link /bin/lzma -> xz]

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Mar 23 14:33:00 GMT 2009

On Mar 23 10:18, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 08:29:33AM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> >Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>Isn't it a good time to split the release and release-2 areas into two
> >>separate directories?  Now that many maintainers create separate
> >>packages for 1.5 and 1.7, updating 1.5 and 1.7 directories and always
> >>having to delete the 1.5 stuff from the 1.7 release-2 directory
> >>afterwards is troublesome and bound to produce mistakes.  And the union
> >>of the two directories makes increasingly less sense.
> >
> >+1
> For my packages, I still want the convenience of the unionfs.
> [...]
> IMO, we should be moving towards stabilization of the 1.5 package base
> and the 1.7 Cygwin DLL code base.  I don't see either of those happening
> right now, though.

I don't understand what you mean.  What package stabilization has to
be done in 1.5?

And the Cygwin DLL is quite stable now.  I'm only fixing bugs and
changing the wide char/multibyte stuff now, plus sweating over
documentation.  Except maybe for the libc/libm problem I don't see any
big block for a release in May or June.


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