3.3.1: Missing VersionInfo resource fields for cygwin1.dll

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Nov 15 09:20:32 GMT 2021


On Nov 12 15:49, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2021-11-11 12:26, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin wrote:
> > On 11.11.2021 19:47, Hiya Z via Cygwin wrote:
> > > Upgraded to 3.3.x and noticed that the VersionInfo resource fields
> > > for all binaries under bin are blank (Properties->Details from
> > > Explorer). Is this by intent or a miss?
> > > It is breaking my application installer that relied on version check for
> > > cygwin1.dll.
> 
> > Binaries should not have VersionInfo, only cygwin1.dll had it.
> > Not checked on 3.3.x
> 
> Confirmed missing from cygwin.dll 3.3.0 64 and 32 bit and present up to at
> least 3.2.1. Also present in some other DLLs:
> cyg{asprintf,crypto,freetype,icons,iconv,lzma,ruby,ssl,unistring,usb,z}*.dll

Yeah, the version info resource isn't copied into the DLL for some
reason.  This is probably related to the changes in the build system
using automake now.  Something got lost in the transition...


Corinna


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