new features in cygwin 1.1.0 -- please review

Chris Faylor
Sat Apr 15 17:19:00 GMT 2000

On Sat, Apr 15, 2000 at 07:27:59PM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
>In absolutely no order:

Here it is again with the list of new functions that are now exported.


New in Cygwin 1.1.0

- CYGWIN=ntsec turns on improved security on NT.

- Up-to-date gcc compiler

- Up-to-date mingw headers and libraries

- Improved Win32-compatible headers and libraries

- /dev/zero

- strace program replaces CYGWIN=strace

- Improved console I/O.

- Keypad 5 key now recognized.

- Serial I/O now works better.

- Windows disk devices are now addresssible as /cygdrive/x.

- Cygwin version information available by right-clicking on cygwin DLL.

- Improved raw tape handling.

- Improved raw diskette handling.

- Improved handling of ptys.

- Improved handling of dynamically loaded DLLs in forked processes.

- Pipe, serial, console, and tty I/O are all now interruptible by signals.

- UNIX domain sockets.

- Improved handling of time/date.

- Improved stackdump format on program abort.

- Allow accessing more than one com port via com3, com4, com10, etc.

- Cygwin DLL is now thread-safe.

- New exports:

__mb_cur_max			    fchown
_ctype_				    gamma
_f_atan2			    gammaf
_f_atan2f			    glob
_f_exp				    globfree
_f_expf				    lacl
_f_frexp			    lchown
_f_frexpf			    lgamma
_f_ldexp			    lgammaf
_f_ldexpf			    pthread_attr_destroy
_f_log				    pthread_attr_getstacksize
_f_log10			    pthread_attr_init
_f_log10f			    pthread_attr_setstacksize
_f_logf				    pthread_continue
_f_pow				    pthread_create
_f_powf				    pthread_detach
_f_tan				    pthread_equal
_f_tanf				    pthread_exit
_sys_errlist			    pthread_getspecific
_sys_nerr			    pthread_join
acl				    pthread_key_create
aclcheck			    pthread_key_delete
aclfrommode			    pthread_kill
aclfrompbits			    pthread_mutex_destroy
aclfromtext			    pthread_mutex_init
aclsort				    pthread_mutex_lock
acltomode			    pthread_mutex_trylock
acltopbits			    pthread_mutex_unlock
acltotext			    pthread_self
alphasort			    pthread_setspecific
cygwin_conv_to_full_posix_path	    pthread_sigmask
cygwin_conv_to_full_win32_path	    pthread_suspend
cygwin_conv_to_posix_path	    scandir
cygwin_conv_to_win32_path	    seekdir
cygwin_posix_path_list_p	    sem_destroy
cygwin_posix_to_win32_path_list	    sem_init
cygwin_posix_to_win32_path_list_buf sem_post
cygwin_split_path		    sem_trywait
cygwin_stackdump		    sem_wait
cygwin_umount			    snprintf
cygwin_win32_to_posix_path_list	    telldir
cygwin_win32_to_posix_path_list_buf vsnprintf

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