Failure in building GFortran on Cygwin

Eric Blake ebb9@byu.net
Fri Nov 30 15:05:00 GMT 2007


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According to Corinna Vinschen on 11/30/2007 7:20 AM:
> 
> However, this *is* a problem in the newlib/cygwin headers.  Cygwin
> exports a timezone function and a _timezone variable.  The timezone
> function was an ill-advised invention in Cygwin way back in the last
> century.  Unfortunately it has to be kept for backward compatibility.

For 1.5.x, yes.  But can we delete timezone() for 1.7.x, on the grounds
that any binary that still uses the timezone function is old enough that
it would benefit from re-porting to the latest cygwin sources anyway?

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Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!

Eric Blake             ebb9@byu.net
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