Support for sa_sigaction
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Wed Nov 14 13:46:00 GMT 2007
JoaquÃn MÂª LÃ³pez MuÃ±oz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen ha escrito:
>> On Nov 14 11:06, Joaqu?n M? L?pez Mu?oz wrote:
>>> The latest releases of Cygwin support include sa_sigaction member in the
>>> structure sigaction, but older releases such as Cygwin 1.5.7 don't (I've just
>>> checked it out with my 1.5.7 local copy).
>>> How can I find the exact Cygwin release where sa_sigaction began to be
>>> supported? I've scanned the web, the mailing lists archive and the CVS repo
>>> looking for this piece of info, to no avail.
>> Use `cvs annotate' to find the date when sa_sigaction has been
>> introduced and then check against the release dates. So, from what I
>> can tell, 1.5.7 should already have sa_sigaction. sa_sigaction has been
>> introduced immediately when introducing the file include/cygwin/signal.h
>> on 2003-11-03, while Cygwin 1.5.7 has been released on 2004-01-31.
> These dates are correct, but there's no include/cygwin/signal.h in my
> local copy of cygwin. I don't know which exact Cygwin package would
> bring that header in.
>> However, why is it important to know? Just use the latest Cygwin
>> version and you're done.
> In order to support legacy environments. I'm doing this reasearch in connection with
> the Boost Config Library (http://boost.org/libs/config/config.htm ).
Still not clear why it's important for you to live in the past. What
exactly about upgrading is the problem?
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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