Bug fix and enchantment[*] in cygpath.cc

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Thu May 17 12:09:00 GMT 2007

On 14 May 2007 11:56, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> On May 12 15:47, Ilya Bobir wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>>> 	* cygpath.cc (get_long_name): Fallback to get_long_path_name_w32impl.
>>>> 	Properly null-terminate 'buf'.
>> [...]
>> I've submitted this patch on 30.07.2006, but it seems that the bug still
>> exists in cygwin-1.5.24-2 that was released on 31.01.2007.
>> I can see that HEAD CVS brunch contains the fix.
>> Why is that so?  Is it some kind of mistake?
> No, the patch has gone into CVS HEAD, but the current releases are
> taken from the cr-0x5f1 branch.  CVS HEAD is not yet ready for prime
> time.

  Is there a summary of the branches and what they're for anywhere?


[*] - Bugfixes aside, I'm very much in favour of adding more enchantments to
cygwin!  And possibly a magic missile or two just for good measure!
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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