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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: gcc 2.95.3-4, binutils 20010425-1
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An update to my little problem, this only happens with a user other
than administrator. I've tried completely reinstalling cygwin, but
to no avail. I'm going to try to go back to a previous version and
see if that fixes anything.
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From: "Christopher Dale Campbell" <DaleCampbell@revolutionist.com>
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 4:08 AM
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: gcc 2.95.3-4, binutils
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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 from there.
> Has anyone else had these difficulties?
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> From: "Christopher Faylor" <email@example.com>
> To: <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
> > update.
> > In the US,
> > ftp://mirrors.rcn.net/mirrors/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/
> > is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
> > In Germany,
> > ftp://ftp.uni-erlangen.de/pub/pc/gnuwin32/cygwin/mirrors/cygnus/
> > is usually pretty good.
> > In the UK,
> > http://programming.ccp14.ac.uk/ftp-mirror/programming/cygwin/pub/c
> > yg 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 mirror.
> > 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 general.
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