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Re: cygwin gcc 3.4 and cygwin
- From: Brian Ford <ford at vss dot fsi dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 14:53:33 -0600 (CST)
- Subject: Re: cygwin gcc 3.4 and cygwin
Brian Ford wrote:
>Cygwin's gcc has an extensive number of patches and is pre 3.2. There
>must be a reason for this. Maybe it is just volunteer time, but somehow
>I doubt it.
Christopher Faylor wrote:
>There is no hidden agenda here.
Ok. But is it "kosher" for me to submit and revise patches to vanilla gcc
that I did not write, ie. those that are already part of Cygwin's gcc?
>If you want to improve the trunk version of gcc, feel free to submit
>patches to the appropriate mailing list. You do have an assignment on
>file with the FSF, right?
So far, all of my patches to FSF software have been classified as
"trivial" or were before the strict assignment campaign. This is
obviously easily fixable by me when necessary, though.
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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