Although advertised on a different Cygwin mailing list ...

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Jan 28 12:24:00 GMT 2015

On Jan 27 16:55, Warren Young wrote:
> On Jan 27, 2015, at 7:07 AM, Andrey Repin <> wrote:
> >>> On Jan 27 12:11, Houder wrote:
> >>>> Corinna wrote (on a different Cygwin mailing list, which I am not
> >>>> supposed to read):
> >>> 
> >>> Haha.  The cygwin-apps list is publically archived for a reason :)
> > 
> >> Yes, I know ... making fun.
> > 
> >> However, as I have NOT seen any maintainer respond "enthusiastically"
> >> to you effort YET (they are all very busy, I am sure), I believed it
> >> could do no harm to inform the "masses" (experienced users) ...
> > 
> > More importantly, it "do good" to inform the author, that her patch works as
> > expected.
> Can we get a gold star for Corinna here?

Too early.

Please don't use this test release.

It has the unfortunate side-effect that downgrading packages is not
possible anymore, and worse, the package could be silently removed.
That's a teeny little bit more exciting action than I anticipated with
my change.

Sorry, but this needs more work.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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