[ANNOUNCE] B20.1 cygwin1.dll with tape support available

Corinna Vinschen corinna.vinschen@cityweb.de
Wed Dec 9 20:46:00 GMT 1998


I have uploaded my version of cygwin1.dll B20.1 to


The archive is named cv_cygwin1.dll.tar.gz

This dll offers the following extensions to the official dll:

- tape support (Windows NT only) including ioctl calls.
- raw device support (Physicaldrives Windows NT only)
  including ioctl calls.
- network interface configuration is read from registry.
- extended socket ioctl calls:
- In mode CYGWIN=notty Ctrl-D is supported as EOF in console
  input mode ICANON|ISIG.

The include files for programming on this new features are
also in the archive.

_Please_ download the README file, too!

You will find related tools (mt, tar, cpio with special extension
for more speed on raw devices) in the same directory.

Have fun,

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