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Re: WinXP is dead [WAS: 2.6.x: broken compatibility with Wine]

On Thu, 10 Nov 2016, Herbert Stocker wrote:

Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 23:11:16 +0100
From: Herbert Stocker <>
Subject: Re: WinXP is dead [WAS: 2.6.x: broken compatibility with Wine]


Greetings, Herbert,

On 10.11.2016 04:21, Andrey Gursky wrote:
Regarding cygwin time machine. I can't use it, since cygwin
is compiled for MSYS2. And then it is being run under Wine
on GNU/Linux.

So we have two people who have difficulty using time machine.

i did download setup.exe and the binary packages of the last
version with XP support using the "Download but don't Install"
feature of setup.exe . (But i never tested if it's usable).

I don't understand. What difficulty did you have? It sounds like you successfully downloaded (I presume) the 32-bit packages from the Time Machine? What was difficult about it? I really want to know.
If it's just *slow*, well, yes, that's a know problem. :-/

Also, did you pull the source packages? I recall that one of the requirements is that you provide the source packages along with the binary packages.
(I expect Corinna will correct me if I'm wrong about that).

Now i would like to provide them on an HTTP Server.

If you do, please let me know so I can add reference to it in the Time Machine webpage.

i think setup.exe can use such a repository.

If it helps, I have been collecting versions of setup as well. I just don't have an exposed list for that (yet).

Right now i'm not sure if i have to ask for permission to do
so given it is open source.
Am i allowed to do this?

I think you have to say "Pretty Please with Sugar on Top!"  :-D

best regards,
Herbert Stocker

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