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Re: changes in 32-bit Cygwin OpenGL causing crashes?
- From: Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail dot com>
- To: lloyd dot wood at yahoo dot co dot uk, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 25 May 2016 12:04:53 -0400
- Subject: Re: changes in 32-bit Cygwin OpenGL causing crashes?
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On 25 May 2016 at 02:56, <email@example.com> wrote:
> OpenGL and drivers are not on the supported list.
> I suppose cygwin problems will all be moot once the
> Windows 10+Canonical Ubuntu is well-established, but we're not there yet.
It will if you don't want to interact with the higher up Windows
system in many ways. The Ubuntu 'hack' is much more like you are
running a container of Linux on your Windows system so you can do
certain things inside that container, but interacting with the Windows
system is limited to what you can do. Now that might meet your needs
> Lloyd Wood
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Andrey Repin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 16:39
> Subject: Re: changes in 32-bit Cygwin OpenGL causing crashes?
> Greetings, email@example.com!
>>> It seems still the same problem with dri-drivers
>>> probably caused by LLVM 3.7
>> Unfortunately, the dri-driver versions available in the installer
>> depend on LLVM 3.7, so, even though reverting back to LLVM 3.5
>> is offered when you select llvm, you can't pull in a dri-driver
>> that works with that older version of LLVM to test that hypothesis.
>> So, not much point to offering that older version of LLVM.
>> Regardless of the fact that OpenGL is broken (again), this is
>> really a problem with Cygwin as a perennial work-in-progress
>> and its (lack of) version control.
>> I'd like to be able to download a stable-known-to-work-on
>> a-specified date golden-master Cygwin, without incremental
>> upgrades, and revert to that known-to-work Cygwin if needs
>> be. Once every six months? I'd be good with that.
> RedHat offers paid support for Cygwin, you know.
> And it would be really wonderful, if you teach your mail client to not break
> With best regards,
> Andrey Repin
> Wednesday, May 25, 2016 09:38:43
> Sorry for my terrible english...
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