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Re: Errors compiling cdrtools under cygwin 1.5.19
This falls into the same category as my previous discussion about
_POSIX_SOURCE. If a program builds without problem on linux, the goal
is for it to build without problem on cygwin. It seems like the
unconditional addition of getline to the headers moves us a step back
from that goal.
Is this also valid for Apache 1.3.34?
I think it compiles without problem on Linux, but does not compile on
cygwin since getline() was implemented last month.
I do not want to heat the discussion, but getline() in cygwin played
very hard against me.
I used cygwin happily for very long time to compile
apache/php/postgresql and enjoy symlinks, and now I am cut-off from one
day to the next. The apache folks do not seem to care. The bug I
submitted is still without reply -
Apache 2.x/php 5.x do not want to play on cygwin so far.
So I am three days in the dark and testing like hell vmware and minigw
to save my skin.
Seems this getline() breaks quite a lot and I am not quite sure this is
_very_ positive for cygwin. People just get left alone in the dark (no
everybody can debug and patch) and the pride of cygwin is somehow self
focused. I would expect such dramatic moves to be done with more care.
Otherwise I could call cygwin nice, but not reliable.
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