[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin 1.7.32-1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 14 10:29:00 GMT 2014

Hi Cygwin friends and users,

I just released Cygwin 1.7.32-1.

This release comes with a few bug fixes in header files and a slightly
improved /proc/cpuinfo output, but otherwise it concentrates on a new
feature which isn't readily user visible.  The new feature requires a
new GCC which will be released by Jon_Y shorty.

This combination, cygwin 1.7.32 / gcc 4.8.3-3, also allows to handle
C++11 thread local objects for the first time.

What's new:

- Export __cxa_atexit and __cxa_finalize to allow C++ standards-compliant
  destructor handling in libstdc++ and g++ compiled code.

  Please note that, in order to benefit from this new feature, C++ code
  must be recompiled with the upcoming gcc 4.8.3-3 release which will
  enable the -fuse-cxa-atexit flag by default, and that C++ applications
  using this feature will not run on older Cygwin releases.

- Support more recent CPU flags in /proc/cpuinfo.

Bug Fixes

- Decorate attribute names with __, for namespace safety in various header
  Addresses: https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2014-07/msg00371.html

- Fix sys/file.h for using in C++ code.
  Addresses: https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2014-08/msg00122.html

To install 32-bit Cygwin use http://cygwin.com/setup-x86.exe
To install 64 bit Cygwin use http://cygwin.com/setup-x86_64.exe

The 64 bit Cygwin distribution doesn't yet come with as many packages
as the 32 bit version, but more packages will be available over time.

If you're already running a 32 bit version of Cygwin on 64 bit Windows
machines, you can continue to do so.  If you're planning a new install
of Cygwin on a 64 bit Windows machine, consider to use the new 64 bit
Cygwin version, unless you need certain packages not yet available in
the 64 bit release.

Have fun,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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