Problem with winsup/cinstall compilation

Robert Collins
Mon Jan 14 00:32:00 GMT 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ralf Habacker" <>
> I have found about 400 several changelog entrys lines in the whole
cygwin src tree (including
> winsup) with this error.
> Relating to the total number of entries (1146) this means that over
30% of all changelog
> entries are not conform with the style guide you've told about.

I hope you'll find my ones acceptable!.

Seriously, the guidelines are guidelines. Being 100% correct isn't the
issue - it just happened that your particular changelog was visibly
incorrect. Dont' worry - I'm equally pedantic with most other
contributors. I don't _like_ being so because it raises the barrier to

However, as your patch was for w32api which I am not a regular committer
to, I had a responsibility to Danny Smith and the other w32api folk to
'keep the standard up'.


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