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Re: cygwin gcc 3.4 and cygwin
- From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- To: "Brian Ford" <ford at vss dot fsi dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 18:19:58 -0000
- Subject: Re: cygwin gcc 3.4 and cygwin
- References: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0303121130300.2707-100000@eos>
Brian Ford wrote:
> I thought I had a legitimate concern and question, not one that
> deserved "just" a sarcastic response.
Yes, it was sarcastic, but don't take it personally. Chris is *busy* and
this is quite a minor issue.
> It would be easy to accendentally release things for Cygwin that are
> ABI incompatible with Cygwin's gcc.
structs containing doubles aren't a hugely common feature. Besides, I think
Chris knows what he is doing.
> Why do we persist this way? I would be happy to do the necessary leg
> work to make vanilla gcc the same as Cygwin gcc.
Great! Go on then! ;-)
> With Redhat's influence on the free software world, I would think,
> mistakenly, I guess, that Cygwin local patches would be short-lived,
> migrating relatively quickly back to the official sources. What is
> wrong with this assumption?
Redhat != Cygwin.
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