MSYS mode (continue)

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Jul 4 09:17:00 GMT 2013


On Jul  4 13:09, Alexey Pavlov wrote:
> 2013-06-18  Alexey Pavlov
> 
> * mount.cc: Allow using a shortened version of mount points in /etc/fstab
> * utsname.h: Increase sysname fiels size.
> * uname.cc: Allow changing OS name by MSYSTEM environment variable.
> [...SNIP...]

Can we please move patch submissions to the cygwin-patches mailing list?
Thank you.

> Index: cygwin/include/sys/utsname.h
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/cygwin/include/sys/utsname.h,v
> retrieving revision 1.3
> diff -u -p -r1.3 utsname.h
> --- cygwin/include/sys/utsname.h 21 Jan 2013 04:38:31 -0000 1.3
> +++ cygwin/include/sys/utsname.h 18 Jun 2013 11:39:27 -0000
> @@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ extern "C" {
> 
>  struct utsname
>  {
> -  char sysname[20];
> +  char sysname[21];

We can't do that.  struct utsname is a publically facing structure.
If you change the size, you're breaking compatibility with existing
applications.

You should better drop some character from the string you want to enter
here.


Corinna

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