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Re: cygwin 1.5.25-7: cygcheck does not work?
- From: Alexey Lyubimov <alexeipobox at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 04:41:09 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: cygwin 1.5.25-7: cygcheck does not work?
But what would be the "final" decision? As far as I
understand 1.5.x branch MUST support Win98. Am I
Should I wait for 1.5.25-8 (where hard dependencies on
NT-dll would be removed, I hope) or should I downgrade
to some previous 1.5.25-x?
Brian Dessent wrote:
>The problem is that bloda.c calls
>NtQuerySystemInformation without using
>any kind of autoload.cc-type indirection, and so
>cygcheck gets a hard
>dependency on ntdll.dll which doesn't exist on 9x/ME.
>We need to do one
>- Revert the bloda-check feature on the 1.5 branch
>- Check windows version at runtime and only do NT
>- Use the autoload.cc trick in cygcheck
>If we're going to make releases from the 1.5 branch
>then >I don't think
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