New GCC? (Was: Re: Vim segv'ing)

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Jul 22 09:17:00 GMT 2011

On Jul 20 07:05, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> On 1 July 2011 19:00, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> > On 1 July 2011 15:36, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> >> I know Yaakov has asked a few times now, it would really be nice to
> >> have a 4.5.x release of the native Cygwin compiler.  I'm curious if
> >> the issues I'm having with the latest rtorrent / libtorrent release
> >> are a result of a compiler bug.
> >
> > I've confirmed that using Yaakov's GCC 4.5.3 from Cygwin ports fixes
> > the constant crash issues I've been struggling with in the latest
> > libtorrent / rtorrent.
> >
> >> Dave, any chance on a new release?
> >
> > Please.  :)
> Have we lost Dave (hope he's OK)?  Yaakov has made several requests
> for a newer GCC and I know Chuck sent an email a while back indicating
> Dave's lack of activity on the various Cygwin mailing lists.
> I'm stuck with rtorrent / libtorrent as a result of what looks like a
> bug in the 4.3.4 libstdc++.  Are we in limbo until we hear back from
> Dave (hopefully we will)?

It seems that we lost Dave :(

Fortunately Yaakov is going to pick up gcc and will release a new
gcc-4.5.3 package set soon.

Please refrain from asking me any more questions about this new gcc.
I'm too busy dusting the gold stars for Yaakov...

Stay tuned,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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