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Still on target for imminent 1.7.8 release? [was Re: Enable dfp routines in compiler support lib]
- From: Dave Korn <dave dot korn dot cygwin at gmail dot com>
- To: Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 03:53:42 +0000
- Subject: Still on target for imminent 1.7.8 release? [was Re: Enable dfp routines in compiler support lib]
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On 26/01/2011 01:20, JonY wrote:
> On 1/26/2011 09:44, Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 25/01/2011 16:16, JonY wrote:
>>> I noticed cygwin has dfp enabled in dfp.m4, but no such associated
>>> symbols in libgcc. t-dfprules seems to be missing in the makefile fragments.
>> Yeah, I wasn't going to add that until it was clearer when the next Cygwin
>> release is due out. If we check this in straight away, nobody will be able to
>> build GCC without having to go to a CVS or snapshot release of cygwin, because
>> they won't have fenv.h installed.
>> Last time I checked(*), the plan was for 1.7.8 in January. Both January and
>> the time available for getting this in before 4.6 branches are ticking away
>> quickly. Could you perhaps ping the cygwin list for us and check that a
>> release is indeed imminent? If confirmed, this is OK.
> I didn't know fenv.h was required, as I've only noticed the BID routines
> missing when actually using the dfp features. Looks like there was more
> to this.
> Hey cygwin-devel, any plans for fenv.h release in 1.7.8?
We already have fenv.h in CVS, so it will be in 1.7.8 automatically. That
means this isn't really a -devel thing, so redirecting:
Hey, main list! Are we still expecting 1.7.8 by the end of this month?
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