[GOLDSTAR] Re: [ITP] autoconf2.7

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Dec 3 16:14:59 GMT 2021


On Dec  3 14:42, ASSI wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen writes:
> > Since Fedora did basically the same, as Ken pointed out, maybe we're
> > a bit meticulous if we create a new package for 2.7x?
> 
> Well, if we don't, we're SOL if we hit an incompatibility that the Linux
> folks don't need to care about…  that was why I originally suggested to
> wait it out a bit.
> 
> > I don't know how  the experience is in the various environments, but
> > nobody appears to care...
> 
> If I look at the changes, many are for "fringe" platforms, so how far
> out in the fringes is Cygwin?

No idea.  I cringe at the idea of calling Cygwin a fringe platform.
Now, if you call Cygwin a Gringe platform OTOH :)

Nah, in fact, given we already have the autoconf versioning in place,
it probably doesn't hurt to do it right.

Btw., goldstar request for Achim here!


Corinna


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