[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin 1.7.32-1

Robert Bu robert_bu@realsil.com.cn
Thu Aug 14 10:54:00 GMT 2014


Corinna Vinschen wrote on 2014/8/14 18:27:
> 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
>    files.
>    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
>
Hi Corinna,

Would you kindly test the usage of "repo" in Cygwin if 
CYGWIN=winsymlinks:nativestrict?

Regards
Robert

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