[RFC] Cygwin libstdc++ plan (operator new/delete replacement)

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Oct 2 16:45:00 GMT 2009

On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 12:39:21PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>cgf wrote:
>> One thing that I wish I'd done was move most of the
>> _cygwin_crt0_common.cc code into the Cygwin DLL itself so that we could
>> make these changes in the DLL and not force a recompile.  I wish I'd
>> that had occurred to me in 1998...
>Do we have a "big list of ABI-breaking stuff" for cygwin-1.9/cygwin2.dll
>anywhere?  This sounds like a candidate for that list, if so.

It wouldn't really break the ABI.  It would just make future programs
run better.

Oh, wait.  It would mean that a program built for Cygwin 1.7.n wouldn't
work on Cygwin 1.7.(n-1) but that's not unusual.


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