[RFC] Libstdc++ dll conformance solution. [Re: Cygwin 1.7 release (was Re: ??? The library or libraries will be delivered[...])]

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Jun 4 14:37:00 GMT 2009

On Jun  4 15:16, Dave Korn wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Can you give an executive (for dummies) summary what would have to be
> > changed in Cygwin and how this breaks backward compatibility with...
> > anything?
>   Okeydokey.  Now, where did I leave that sack of unused bullet points?
>   It'll take me a little while but I'll post a check-list style rundown of the
> changes I'd want to add to the DLL followed by a number of worked examples of
> use cases.  I believe I can do it without breaking any back compat at all (but
> without relinking, existing executables wont be able to benefit from the new
> behaviour).

Good start, good start.  I'm curious of the next episode.


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