time for 1.5.11?

Christopher Faylor me@cgf.cx
Wed Jun 9 21:01:00 GMT 2004


On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 04:28:37PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>
>> > On Jun  9 13:01, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> > > Anyway, on to the future...  Would it make sense to release a 1.5.11?
>> > > Do you think we've hit all of the fallout from the path reorg/speedup?
>> >
>> > Looking through the reports on the Cygwin list, I see that we never
>> > got a reply if the MapViewOfFileEx problem has been solved.  Also,
>> > what about the report that /dev/dsp isn't working?  Igor was going to
>> > investigate this further.  Any news, Igor?
>>
>> I'm still investigating.  So far it looks like /dev/dsp doesn't like to be
>> dup'd (but then, who does? ;-)).  I'm attaching a short test program to
>> demostrate this, but I'll keep digging...
>
>...And moments after I sent the above I found the culprit (I think).
>Seems like fhandler_dsp::dup() neglects to call fhandler_base::dup(), so
>the IO handle is unset.  It should be a trivial 1-line patch, but just in
>case, can someone with a copyright assignment take care of this?

You should be safe if it is really a one line patch.  Don't you want to
get your name into the Cygwin changelog limelight?

cgf



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