obstacles to 1.5.3?

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Fri Aug 22 03:08:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 10:10:01PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>I'm sure I've destabilized something with my changes to the signal
>handling code but, other than that, are there any obstacles to going
>gold with 1.5.3 on Sunday?  I'd like to release the DLL and switch all
>of the packages out of test mode.
>
>The only obstacles to doing this that I can see is if there are 32/64
>bit problems that are still unaddressed.  Otherwise, problems like weird
>signal handling are just the normal "cygwin 1.5.3 doesn't work for me"
>variety, fixable with a new update.  I'd just like to get everybody
>moved onto the new 64 bit code ASAP.

To answer my own question, I forgot about the serious thread problems
that are being addressed over in newlib.  I'll wait for those to
be resolved before releasing.

cgf



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