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Updated: cygwin-1.3.7-1

I've made a new version of the Cygwin DLL and associated utilities
available for download.  As usual, a list of what has changed is below.

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.

Note that we do not allow downloads from (aka 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.

In Germany, 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 mirror.

If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: .  I would appreciate it 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.  Really.
No kidding.  Email cygwin stuff to

If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list
is the appropriate place.

Did I mention that I'd prefer that all cygwin questions should go to  I can't remember...


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Changes since 1.3.6-1:

- Various fixes to /cygdrive/* handling.  (Christopher Faylor)

- Fix handling of optval in getsockopt, setsockopt, recvfrom.
  (Christopher Faylor, David Rothenberger)

- Serial I/O fix:
  (Christopher Faylor)

- Define LLONG_MIN, LLONG_MAX, ULLONG_MAX in limits.h.
  (David Billinghurst)

- Export more modern version of regex functions. (Christopher Faylor)

- Attempt to detect cygwin DLL clashes more robustly. (Christopher Faylor)

- Some pthread fixes. (Robert Collins)

- Export endutent, getutent, getutid, getutline, setutent, utmpname.

- Create special versions of import library with only appropriate symbols
  for libpthread.a, libm.a, and libc.a. (Ralf Habacker, Christopher Faylor)

- Set ENOENT on non-existent file in opendir() call.  (Christopher Faylor)

- Make third argument to ioctl optional.  (Corinna Vinschen)

- Attempt to properly pass "SIGINT" on to non-cygwin subprocess.
  (Christopher Faylor)

- Export fnmatch.  (Corinna Vinschen)

- Export recvmsg and sendmsg (Mark Bradshaw)

- Fix for kill(pid, 0): .
  (Christopher Faylor)

- Allow all combinations of AF_LOCAL, AF_INET and SOCK_STREAM, SOCK_DGRAM
  socketpairs (Corinna Vinschen)

- Fix getsockname() to return correct sockaddr_un for AF_LOCAL sockets
  (Corinna Vinschen)

- Fix handle leak in seteuid() (Corinna Vinschen, Pierre Humblet)

- Don't define getopt_long() when getopt.h is included through unistd.h
  (Corinna Vinschen)

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