w32api release roll out

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Thu Apr 12 05:33:00 GMT 2001

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 09:39:27PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >When can I expect to see this?  You had asked earlier if I wanted a
> >shell login so that I can make the release, the answer is now yes.
> I am sorry that I haven't responded sooner.
> I am concerned that if we release a new version of w32api we may break
> existing software since I believe that there may be a change between
> newlib and w32api.

Oh, yes.  I forgot about that change.  Next time we'll have to code such
changes using the __W32API_MAJOR_VERSION and __W32API_MINOR_VERSION

> This won't be an issue if we release everything all together because
> newlib and w32api will be in sync.
> The reason that I haven't responded is that I keep meaning to check my
> email notes and see if I can figure out why I have this suspicion and
> I haven't been able to do this.
> So, I would prefer to just release cygwin/mingw/w32api at the same time.
> Probably that will happen this weekend.

Ok, this weekend will work.

> If this is really urgent, I can make a test release available and then
> if no one squawks I can remove the test distinction.

No need unless you miss the weekend target.  I want to bump the version
for MinGW purposes and would like to get the Cygwin release before I do.


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