Merge pseudo-reloc-v2 support from mingw/pseudo-reloc.c

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Oct 7 00:02:00 GMT 2009


On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 07:53:54PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>As discussed on cygwin-developers...
>http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-developers/2009-10/msg00052.html
>and thread. Please refer to that thread for the justification of this
>patch, and some of the details of its evolution.
>
>The changelog entry below is somewhat odd (multiple sections) because of
>the licensing differences in the various files. Kai's only contribution
>was to the pseudo-reloc.c code, which is entirely public domain (and he
>placed his contributions to that file into the public domain, as well).
>Similarly, my contributions to pseudo-reloc.c are also public domain.
>
>Bowever, the changes to the other cygwin files are mine and are covered
>by assignment to Red Hat.
>
>Hence, three separate "entries". One question: when it comes time to
>commit this to CVS, should it be done all in one lump, or 1-2-3 very
>quick separate commits (even though the tree would be broken between,
>say, #1 and #2)?

I don't see why you shouldn't check in everything together since it's
all one "change set". It's not like you could just back out Kai's changes
individually and still get a working cygwin, right?

cgf



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