Updated: Cygwin 1.7.15

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu May 10 06:34:00 GMT 2012

Hi Cygwin friends and users,

I just released 1.7.15.  This is a bugfix release.  Only one new feature
has been added.

Cygwin itself is now packaged using cygport as well.

What's new:

- Add CYGWIN=pipe_byte option to force opening of pipes in byte mode
  rather than message mode.

Bug fixes:

- Fix output of mkpasswd -c option in case $HOME is set at the time.
  Fixes: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-05/msg00094.html

- Fix problem where too much input was attempted to be read from a
  pty slave.  Fixes: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-05/msg00049.html

- Fix problem setting parent pid to 1 when process with children execs
  itself.  Fixes: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-05/msg00009.html

- Fix fesetround and fesetprec to allow all valid input parameters.
  Fixes: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-05/msg00010.html

- Avoid "WARNING: Couldn't compute FAST_CWD pointer." message on
  Windows 8 Customer Preview 32 bit. 
  Fixes: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-04/msg00616.html

- Don't make Cygwin wait for all children of a non-cygwin child program.
  Fixes: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-05/msg00063.html,

Have fun,


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Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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