Newlib/Cygwin now under GIT

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Mar 10 23:20:00 GMT 2015

[Somehow I managed to drop newlib from the recipient list.  Re-added]

On Mar 10 19:19, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mar 10 17:03, Joseph Myers wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Mar 2015, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi fellow developers,
> > > 
> > > 
> > > I'm happy to inform you that the move of Newlib/Cygwin from the src CVS
> > > repository to the new, combined GIT repository is now final.
> > 
> > I note that this repository includes the include/ directory, in its larger 
> > binutils-gdb form rather than the smaller GCC form.
> > 
> > How much of this is actually relevant for newlib?
> Keep in mind that this is a combined repo for newlib and Cygwin.  Cygwin
> needs include/ for its dumper tool, which is a helper to create core
> files readable by GDB.  It includes
>   bfd.h
>   elf/common.h
>   elf/external.h
> and all files included by those.
> > Mostly it relates to 
> > libiberty and object file formats, for use of code that's not included in 
> > this repository (which does not include libiberty).  If little or none of 
> > this code is actually used in newlib, it might make sense to remove the 
> > unused files so it's clear they do not need merging from the other 
> > repositories.
> Of course, I have no problems to remove unused files, just not
> now.  I'm still looking for a small problem in the repo, so please
> no unsolicited pushes for now.

The problems in the repo are fixed.  If you had a problem accessing
the repo in the last couple of minutes, it was me moving the problematic
repo out and a repaired repo back into place.  Sorry about that.


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