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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: expat-1.95.7-1
- From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gp at familiehaase dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 14:28:27 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: expat-1.95.7-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
expat-1.95.7-1 has been uploaded to the Cygwin net distribution.
Expat is an XML parser library written in C.
It is a stream-oriented parser in which an application registers
handlers for things the parser might find in the XML document
(like start tags). Homepage: http://www.libexpat.org/
CHANGES (since expat-1.95.6):
- Fixed enum XML_Status issue (reported on SourceForge many times), so
compilers that are properly picky will be happy.
- Introduced an XMLCALL macro to control the calling convention used by
the Expat API; this macro should be used to annotate prototypes and
definitions of callback implementations in code compiled with a
calling convention other than the default convention for the host
- Improved ability to build without the configure-generated
expat_config.h header. This is useful for applications which embed
Expat rather than linking in the library.
- Fixed a variety of bugs: see SF issues 458907, 609603, 676844,
679754, 692878, 692964, 695401, 699323, 699487, 820946.
- Improved hash table lookups.
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. Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick
up `expat' from the `Libs' category.
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed 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 Japan, ftp://ftp.u-aizu.ac.jp/pub/gnu/gnu-win32/ is updated fast.
In Denmark, http://mirrors.sunsite.dk/cygwin/ is usually up-to-date.
If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
For a brief descripton of what this package is and what it contains,
see http://cygwin.com/packages/ .
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