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Updated: cygwin-1.3.2, w32api-20010520
- To: cygwin-announce at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Updated: cygwin-1.3.2, w32api-20010520
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 11:32:53 -0400
I've made a new version of the Cygwin DLL and associated utilities
available for download. I've also updated w32api.
A partial list of what has changed is below. If anyone who has
submitted changes that are not mentioned below wants to chime in, please
feel free. Also, apologies if I didn't attribute your change to you.
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
Note that we have recently stopped downloads from sources.redhat.com
(aka cygwin.com) due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will
need to find a mirror which has this update.
In the US,
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
is usually pretty good.
In the UK,
is usually up-to-date within 48 hours.
If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
then you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
The setup.exe program will figure out what needs to be updated on your
system and will install newer packages automatically.
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: email@example.com . I would appreciate if you would
use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly. This includes
ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin in general.
If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list
is the appropriate place.
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- Make recv call interruptible by signals. (Corinna Vinschen)
- Set the buffer mode of stdout properly. (Jeff Johnston)
- Fixed v?scanf family of functions. (Jeff Johnston)
- ntsec improvements (Corinna Vinschen)
- Properly deal with exceptions within Cygwin itself which previously
caused an infinite loop.
- Fix hangs with ptys/ttys. (Egor Duda)
- Partial fix for ctrl-c checks when two processes are communicating
via a pipe. (Christopher Faylor)
- Rework path handling to properly deal with relative symlinks across
mounts (e.g., /usr/lib/terminfo). (Christopher Faylor)
- Attempt to make stack dumps more accurate. (Christopher Faylor)
- Only output message on fatal errors like SIGSEGV when not executing
in a "cygwin environment". (Christopher Faylor)
- Rework exception handling to cause any fatal error that would invoke
the debugger to be stopped at the correct PC. (Christopher Faylor)
- Properly export environment variables used by some networking DLLs.
- Eliminate strange definitions for S_IEXEC and X_OK. (Christopher Faylor)
- Avoid echoing erase characters when tty is set in no echo mode. (Kazuhiro Fujieda)
- Allow removing of directories even when R/O attribute is set. (Corinna Vinschen)