[ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: Cygwin 3.0.0-0.2

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Wed Jan 30 16:11:00 GMT 2019

On 2019-01-30 07:03, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I uploaded a new Cygwin test release 3.0.0-0.2
> It also changes the output of uname(2) for newly built applications.
> Applications built so far (that includes uname(1) from coreutils)
> will still print the old uname output.  The new format allows for longer
> strings.  Compare:
> Upcoming new uname content:
>   sysname:  CYGWIN_NT-10.0-17763   or  CYGWIN_NT-10.0-17763-WOW64
>   release:  3.0.0-335.x86_64       or  3.0.0-335.x86_64.snap
>   version:  2019-01-29 19:23 UTC   Build time in UTC

Re: "(*) It would really be nice not having to ask for these infos every time."
may want to append HKLM/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows NT/CurrentVersion/UBR to
uname -s sysname to show the patch levels of installed builds, as there appears
to be substantial differences between editions and service models.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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