ask for delivering kde 1.1.2
Wed Jun 20 04:41:00 GMT 2001
I think some of you you have already noticed, that the socket problem in
relating to kde 1.1.2 was found and that Egor has send me a patch for this.
I have applied this patch and it seems to work. Thank egor for providing
But now I have a question concerning the pending kde beta release. How do I
distribute this patched cygwin. Do we 1) should build an building an
experimental version of cygwin (perhaps a modified 1.3.2-1 release) and to
distribute it with the cygwin setup or 2) should this be integrated in the
next regular cygwin release ?
For 2) I think there is additional work needed to make this release stable,
as I recognized several problem with the recent cvs version (yesterday)
1. libc uses a symbol _cygwin_istext_for_stdio, which was not exported by
2. I can't debug kde apps. On starting the app in the debugger an unexpected
This does't happens in cygwin 1.3.2.-1.
3. I have created scripts for short calling windows apps in the background
# call visual c++
/cygdrive/c/programme..../msvc.exe `cygpath -aw $1` &
The "sending in background" doesn't work.
In cygwin 1.3.2-1 I have called
with this snapshot I have to call
vc xyz.c &
for the first time.
I think using this snapshot for building a new release will cause additional
support problems, so I prefer using an experimental cygwin release for kde.
Does someone have any suggestions ?
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