MSYS mode (continue)

Alexey Pavlov alexpux@gmail.com
Thu Jul 4 10:23:00 GMT 2013


2013/7/4 Corinna Vinschen:
> On Jul  4 12:37, Alexey Pavlov wrote:
>> 2013/7/4 Corinna Vinschen:
>> > 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.
>> >
>>
>> I can't drop any symbol from "MINGW32" word :)
>
> That's not 20 chars long.
>
Yes. But not only this need to be in 20 symbols. On cygwin 20 symbols is:

CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64\0

But

MINGW32_NT-6.1-WOW64\0

is 21 symbol.

Regards,
Alexey.
>
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