Updated: 1.7.0-34 (...and a plea)

Chris Sutcliffe ir0nh34d@gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 13:06:00 GMT 2008

> On the not so bright side, I'm a bit disappointed that only few
> maintainers are actually rebuilding their applications for 1.7.  All
> applications will probably profit at least from the now long pathnames
> up to 32K.  And many network related applications will profit from IPv6
> support and the new getaddrinfo family of functions.

For the packages I maintain (w32api, mingw-runtime, hexedit, astyle) I
didn't think there would be much of an impact between 1.5 and 1.7.  If
there is some benefit, please let me know and I will build 1.7
versions of these packages.  Is there a naming convention or something
I should use, since I assume using the same name / version as the 1.5
binaries may cause a problem?


Chris Sutcliffe

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