recommendations for 3rd party distributors?

Dave Korn
Mon Feb 14 23:02:00 GMT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Dick Repasky
> Sent: 14 February 2005 14:55

> Every so often a query surfaces about cygwin dll version 
> compatibility.
> What would be useful is a set of recommendations that can be 
> used by 3rd 
> party distributors of the cygwin dll to minimize the chance 
> of version 
> collisions with installed instances of cygwin and with other 
> 3rd party 
> software that is distributed with cygwin dlls.  Everyone 
> should benefit 
> from a set of recommendations: 

  Here is that set of recommendations, in full:

1)  Don't distribute your software with the cygwin dll; tell your users to
install their own cygwin environments using instead.

2)  That's all.

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