1.18 failed in Win 98

Barry Buchbinder BBUCHBINDER@niaid.nih.gov
Wed Jan 31 10:37:00 GMT 2001

Corinna just announced updated ash and bash.  Anyone updating them would
have noticed the new cygwin.

- Barry Buchbinder

On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 11:55:08AM -0500, Charles S. Wilson wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> I did set the heap chunk size to 1GB in 1.1.8.
>> I haven't officially announced this yet, are you people just polling
>> or something?  I guess this explains why the bandwidth is always pegged
>No, 1.1.8-1 has made it to the mirrors.  I ran setup to update to gcc-7
>to help test *that* -- and noticed that 1.1.8 was there.  I *knew* it
>was also a test release (since I read cygwin-developers) -- and wanted
>to help test it. 

It wasn't a test release.  I was waiting for it to show up on a few more
mirrors before I announced it.

My astonishment is that half a dozen people would notice this so quickly.
That leads me to believe that people are updating frequently.  Given that
the cygwin downloads on sources.redhat.com are always quite high, I imagine
that people are downloading directly despite my frequent requests not to do


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