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Fwd: libgc bug when using Gnu C nested functions
- From: Bob Heckel <bheckel at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:16:21 -0400
- Subject: Fwd: libgc bug when using Gnu C nested functions
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <501CB163.email@example.com>
>> Years ago I became maintainer of libgc only in order to get w3m
>> working. And unfortunately I have not kept it current with the
>> upstream libgc. Several newer versions back it was causing w3m to
>> throw errors in my dev environment so I didn't proceed at that time.
>> I'll either attempt to upgrade or seek a new maintainer, which might
>> take a bit of time, my apologies!
> Great, thanks. I'm glad to know it's not a mystery, because I
> imagine it would would have been quite a big one! I've found
> a mostly reasonable alternative to using glibc for now, so no
Is anyone interested in taking over as maintainer of libgc and w3m?
libgc used cygports for its current version, w3m used g-b-s.
I suspect the libgc problem alluded to above (from the cygwin mailing
list) is just a version issue but I'm not sure. I haven't been able
to use cygports successfully but that's more a problem with my
understanding of cygports than any specific libgc issues.