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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: gcc 2.95.3-4, binutils 20010425-1
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- Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: gcc 2.95.3-4, binutils 20010425-1
- From: "Christopher Dale Campbell" <DaleCampbell at revolutionist dot com>
- Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 04:08:54 -0400
- References: <200104252353.f3PNr0n01575@rtl.cygnus.com>
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I've noticed that since the upgrade, a lot of utilities just hang and
my processor usage goes to 100%. For example, compiling a simple 10
line program with gcc (gcc small.c -o small), gcc will just hang and
my processor usage (using Task Manager) hits 100%. Another example,
telnet'ing to localhost (telnet localhost), just after I enter my
password, the same thing happens, hangs and the usage hits 100%. I
can't CTRL-C out of it, I have to open another shell and `kill -9` it
Has anyone else had these difficulties?
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From: "Christopher Faylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2001 7:53 PM
Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: gcc 2.95.3-4, binutils 20010425-1
> I've made new versions of gcc and binutils available for download.
> The new gcc release fixes a problem where /usr/local/lib was not
> being searched by default. It also forces a search of
> /usr/lib/w32api when linking regardless of whether -nostdlib is
> specified or not.
> binutils is basically an update release but there is one additional
> feature. 'ld' searches both /usr/lib and /usr/lib/w32api by
> default. Hopefully, this will rectify some of the dlltool problems
> that are being reported.
> To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
> on the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to
> your system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
> Note that we have recently stopped downloads from
> sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) due to bandwidth limitations.
> This means that you will need to find a mirror which has this
> In the US,
> is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
> In Germany,
> is usually pretty good.
> In the UK,
> win/ is usually up-to-date within 48 hours.
> If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
> then you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
> The setup.exe program will figure out what needs to be updated on
> your system and will install newer packages automatically.
> If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
> mailing list at: email@example.com . I would appreciate if you
> would use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly. This
> includes ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin in
> If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing
> list is the appropriate place.
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