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Re: I post NOT to condemn cgf ...
On Sat, 24 Jan 2004 Brian<dot>Kelly<at>Empireblue<dot>com wrote:
> ... but to actually bestow my praise.
> First I would like to drag up some mud from the past:
> > On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 12:52:53PM -0400, Brian<dot>Kelly<at>empireblue<dot>com wrote:
Umm, even though it's your own address, please don't quote raw e-mail
addresses in messages. Let's not make the spam harvesters' life any
> >> Ah well, someday the denial will end, or the problem will get fixed
> >> unintentionally when some other change is made and the "cygworld will
> >> go on".
> > If cygwin triggers a windows problem that does not mean
> > that it is a cygwin problem no matter how hard that is for you to
> > understand.
> > I fix all sorts of problems in cygwin which are really windows
> > problems but, golly gee, if I can't duplicate them, I can't fix them.
> > And, my willingness to debug some things is limited. If it takes
> > running a perl script every five minutes for a day to duplicate the
> > problem, then that is not something that I'm going to do anytime soon.
> > This is not denial. This is a refusal to take a large amount of my time
> > to find a workaround to a windows problem.
> Heh, heh - well cygwin fans, I'd like to report that as of 1.5.6-1, it
> *appears* that numerous memory and process hanging problems I've been
> having since the dawn of time have *suddenly* disappeared!!!!! I have yet
> to fully determine if I can dispense with RAMpage, but so far things look
> VERY encouraging.
Good to hear that.
> Once again I'd like to thank cgf, Corrina, Igor, and all other
> contributor's for their efforts in fixing this *WINDOWS* problem. ;-)
> Brian Kelly
FTR, I had nothing to do with fixing this problem. My new copyright
assignment is still in the lawyers' la-la land, so I didn't contribute any
Cygwin library code lately. I'd say Pierre and maybe Thomas (Pfaff)
deserve some credit here, in addition, of course, to CGF and Corinna.
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