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Re: [Patch] Loading cygwin1.dll from MinGW and MSVC
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Max Kaehn <slothman at electric-cloud dot com>
- Cc: cygwin-patches at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2005 15:45:17 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: [Patch] Loading cygwin1.dll from MinGW and MSVC
- References: <20050606193232.GA12606@trixie.casa.cgf.cx> <1118086713.5031.139.camel@fulgurite>
- Reply-to: cygwin-patches at cygwin dot com
On Mon, 6 Jun 2005, Max Kaehn wrote:
> Resending to the cygwin list this time...
> On Fri, 2005-06-03 at 19:30, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > Wow! That's great! Thanks for doing this. It is much appreciated. This
> > is something that I had been meaning to do and you did a better job than
> > I would have. This truly deserves a gold star. I know that understanding
> > the cygtls stuff could not have been easy.
> > Can I get a gold star over here for this truly heroic effort?
> > I have checked in everything but the test suite stuff. I would like to
> > see some changes there:
> > 1) Use '.cc' rather than '.cpp' for the extension to be consistent with
> > the rest of winsup.
> Oops. All the other things I was trying to get right and that one
> was staring me in the face. :-)
> > 2) Use the same formatting that is used throughout cygwin for brace
> > placement, etc.
> Sure. I tried looking for the appropriate emacs settings for
> the canonical cygwin style, but I can't find out how to get my
> password for access to the cygwin-developers archive to see if
> anyone has already answered that one. Another couple of good
> things for the cygwin-developers FAQ or maybe a README.coding-style
> in winsup could be:
> * How do I access the cygwin-developers archives through
> the Web interface?
> * What parameters should I set in my source code editor
> so it automatically does the proper indentation for the
> canonicaly cygwin style?
> Meanwhile, cygload isn't that large, so I just set c-basic-offset
> to 2 and hand-tweaked the braces. I'll be submitting the revised
> patch for cygload today.
Doesn't GNU indent have a mode that conforms exactly to the GNU code
> > 3) Submit the new files as diffs against /dev/null so that I can apply
> > like a normal patch.
> Aha! I'd been wondering how that would look in a patch. That might
> be a good one for the "contributing" page.
Or use "diff -N", which will automatically do the right thing.
> You may have noticed that I'm a compulsive documenter. If you
> want to leave the effort of turning a brief E-mail reply into a
> FAQ entry or README to me, I'll be happy to submit the patch. :-)
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