[ANNOUNCEMENT] cygwin-1.1.5-6, mingw-20001103-1, w32api-20001103-1, gcc-2.95-4

Charles Wilson cwilson@ece.gatech.edu
Wed Nov 8 19:10:00 GMT 2000

Chris -
  you need make the latest/w32api and latest/mingw directories world

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I've uploaded what I hope will be the final version of the Cygwin 1.1.5
> DLL to sources.redhat.com.  It includes below fixes which are new since
> the original test version that I made available on 10/29 (time flies).
> In this version, I've broken out the mingw and w32api stuff into their
> own separate releases, which are downloadable as separate packages.
> The w32api include files will now be installed in /usr/include/w32api.
> I've modified gcc to look there also as long as you are not compiling
> with -mno-win32.  The mingw libraries go to /usr/lib/mingw.  The new
> version of gcc looks there first for mingw libraries when you specify
> -mno-cygwin.
> Hopefully, this will allow you to use -mno-cygwin without pulling in
> cygwin's include files.  It is still possible to pull in libcygwin.a
> though.  I guess I have to figure out how to prevent that eventually.
> Please check this out and report to the cygwin list.
> Thanks,
> cgf
> - Fix problem when pty master does single character reads and sees a
>  '\n'.
> - mount --show-cygdrive-prefixes shows the text/binary mode for /cygdrive.
>   (thanks to Jason Tishler)
> - connect returns the correct errno again. (thanks to Corinna Vinschen)
> - By popular demand the text for errno EAGAIN is no "Hit me again harder" (or
>   something like that I don't remember exactly)  (courtesy of Jason Tishler)
> - Various mysterious hangs and "wait_subproc" errors have been either eliminated
>   or substantially reduced.
> - No longer require psapi.dll on Windows NT.
> - Any file which begins with a ".exe" magic number (e.g., a.out) is now
>   considered executable.
> - _readlink returns ENOENT when a file does not exist.
> - Windows 95 socket errors have been eliminated or substantially reduced.
>   (courtesy of Corinna Vinschen)
> - Problem with memory allocation and tapes has been eliminated. (Corinna)
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