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Re: Updated: Cygwin DLL 1.1.2
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: Updated: Cygwin DLL 1.1.2
- From: Jerome Benoit <JGMBenoit at Wanadoo dot fr>
- Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2000 21:13:20 -0600
- References: <20000607194928.A28393@cygnus.com>
It seems that the actual date of the last update is wrong: the year is
I guess it is why this latest version is available from the mirrors.
I hope it help,
Chris Faylor wrote:
> I've updated the version of the cygwin DLL in cygwin/latest to 1.1.2.
> A partial, unordered list of what's changed is below. If anyone who has
> submitted changes that are not mentioned below wants to chime in, please
> feel free.
> To update your installation, CREATE AN EMPTY DIRECTORY, cd to it, and
> download the latest version of setup.exe from the cygwin/latest
> directory at a cygwin mirror site near you. Then type:
> setup cygwin
> Answer the questions as you did when you first installed cygwin. This
> procedure should only update the cygwin package.
> Note that if you use the "cygwin -u" syntax, you will not be able to
> upgrade the DLL to 1.1.2 if you have previously downloaded a snapshot.
> This is due to the fact that the snapshot versions were already
> Using "setup cygwin" will force a new copy of cygwin to be downloaded and
> installed, as long as you do this IN AN EMPTY DIRECTORY.
> Christopher Faylor
> Cygwin Engineering Manager (and developer)
> Cygnus Solutions, a Red Hat company
> Visible Changes:
> - Use of the /usr/i686-pc-cygwin/lib and /usr/i686-pc-cygwin/include
> directories has been deprecated. Starting with this release, these
> directories have been moved into /usr.
> - Fixed problems with \r\n line endings manifesting when text mode
> was specified.
> - Fixed problem exiting rxvt on Windows 95.
> - Fixed problem with 'cd' when current directory is a path mapped
> to something like '/c'.
> - Fixed problem loading certain functions from advapi32.dll on older
> versions of Windows 95.
> - Avoid setting "ENOTDIR" errno when attempting to delete a non-existent
> - Eliminate test for a "writable directory" which arbitrarily limited
> the ability to delete files in a "read-only" directory. This is
> only a limitation of UNIX. Windows allows this.
> - Scan LOCAL_MACHINE registry as well as current user registry when
> looking for per-program cygwin options.
> - Eliminate occasional "couldn't dynamically determine load address"
> - Correct header file problem in include/cygwin/in.h where in6_addr
> was incorrectly named.
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