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

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu Mar 26 06:05:00 GMT 2009

On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 11:52:43PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>Charles Wilson wrote:
>>If we really -- really and truly, actually, honest-to-god
>>swear-on-the-bible -- intend to release cygwin-1.7 real soon now (and
>>not "Real Soon Now(tm)" -- then by all means, let's go to package
>>freeze.  (Notwithstanding Yaakov's desire to do a flag day,
>>backwards-incompatible, "rebuild everything with the spiffy new gcc4
>>for the spiffy new cygwin-1.7)
>I've already began this with my packages, and in doing so I have come
>across a number of bugs which I have been reporting to the list as I
>find them.  How else do you propose to properly test cygwin-1.7 until
>packages have been rebuilt for it?

I'm not sure if this is what you're asking but I was talking about a
package freeze for 1.5, not 1.7.


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