[HEADSUP] Let's start a Cygwin 1.7 release area

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Apr 14 09:56:00 GMT 2008

On Apr 13 15:35, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 11:42:46AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >We would need to transfer them to the new place or we stick to the
> >"Cygnus Solutions" for backward compatibility.  I'm not sure we still
> >need the Program Options thingy.  I never heard about anybody actually
> >using heap_slop_in_mb and only fortran programmers seem to need
> >heap_chunk_in_mb :)
> I use Program Options (since I invented it) but I'm probably the only
> person in the known universe to do so.

Are you suggesting to remove the Program Options?  I admit I never quite
understood what to do with them which I couldn't put into a script.

> >I'm all for changing the name from "Cygnus Solutions" to "Red Hat", but
> >OTOH I think keeping the name of the key is more hassle free.
> Can't it just be "Cygwin" rather than "Cygnus Solutions" or "Red Hat"?

By definition the key under the Software key is supposed to be the
company name, the next key is the product key, os it should contain the
"Red Hat" *iff* we change it.  I'm not sure, though, we should change it
at all.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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