[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin 2.6.0-1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Oct 19 11:38:00 GMT 2016

On Oct  2 11:59, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 31.08.2016 um 15:58 schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> > Hi folks,
> > 
> > 
> > I uploaded a new Cygwin release 2.6.0-1.
> > 
> > ...
> Somehow the way to setup the default locale has changed; raising problems as
> described in https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2016-10/msg00000.html .
> This affects also bash (without -l). It is "healed" per /etc/profile.
> However, in all previous versions since 1.7 UTF-8 was the official default
> deployed from the cygwin DLL already, so calling cygwin apps from a Windows
> command line would work as expected, which is a valid use case. I don't
> think this change was on purpose.
> > - Support for POSIX-1.2008 locale objects and per-thread locales.
> Maybe it slipped in here?

It did.  I missed a conversion test in the console code.  I applied
a patch to fix this (commit 5a3496c3) and I'll create a snapshot later
today.  Please test.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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