counting down to 1.3.0

Charles Wilson
Mon Mar 26 15:02:00 GMT 2001

> Subject: counting down to 1.3.0
> Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 12:52:01 -0500
> From: Christopher Faylor <>
> Reply-To:
> To:
> I think that we have addressed all of the problems that I know of with the
> current CVS version of cygwin.
> I'd like to have two things happen before I make a new release:
> 1) Corinna has some very minor changes to mmap to make things work
>    better with new versions of gcc.
> 2) I'd like to resolve the newlib/cygwin pthreads issues and get
>    Rober Collins' latest patches into cygwin.
> Is there anything else outstanding that I should know about?  

the following is NOT a showstopper, but I thought I should mention it. 
Recently, XEmacs-NT-cygwin had to make "--rel-alloc=no" the default,
turning off the "relocating malloc" option.  In the past, XEmacs'
configure autodetect failed to find a "relocating malloc" and all was
well.  Recently, "something" changed and XEmacs' configure suddenly
found a "relocating malloc" and configured itself to use it.  But the
"relocating malloc" doesn't work (at least, not the way XEmacs is using

Since XEmacs is gearing up for a 21.4 release within weeks, they just
made "--rel-alloc=no" the default -- forcibly reverting to the old
behavior.  No harm, no foul.

As I said, this is not a showstopper for cygwin-1.3.0 nor for


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