[Patch] Add dirent.d_type support to Cygwin 1.7 ?

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat Nov 29 01:41:00 GMT 2008

On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 10:32:55PM +0100, Christian Franke wrote:
>Attn maintainers:
>If package with dirent.d_type support is rebuild with new sys/dirent.h,
>it is no longer backward compatible with older Cygwin releases.  This
>is IMO no problem for packages rebuild for 1.7.

We never guarantee this so this isn't a big deal.  This happens every
time we add a new function to the DLL.

In fact, we should have bumped the api minor number in
include/cygwin/version.h.  I've just checked in a change which does


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