1.7.1 release date?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Nov 19 16:24:00 GMT 2009

On Nov 19 17:15, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> The X issue was one. Another might be installation. I reported
> trouble on one machine recently where I could not install cygwin to
> a network drive. Assume just 1% of cygwin users have this trouble
> and image the number of complaints...
> I have the idea it could hopefully help to try again with today's
> update of setup.exe:
> >- Create directories with access rights which are more friendly to
> >  native Windows processes.
> but unfortunately I have only access to that machine once a week, so
> I'll try next Monday.

Hmm, I doubt that this will change anything, but it's worth a try.

> I think this stuff is working quite well now, with one small but
> significant issue: I had suggested to add set LC_CTYPE=C.UTF-8 to
> cygwin.bat and I'd like to strongly repeat this suggestion as it
> might avoid much trouble.

Can you repeat your reasoning?  After all, C.UTF-8 is the default
locale now, so not setting LC_ALL/LC_CTYPE/LANG will result in
C.UTF-8 being default anyway.


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