[ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: Cygwin 3.0.0-0.2

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Jan 30 17:31:00 GMT 2019

On Jan 30 09:11, Brian Inglis wrote:
> 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.

Thanks for the info, but what to do with this?  Is there a thorough
description somewhere to allow deciphering what this means to us?


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
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