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Re: CVS tag for releases?

On Sun, 6 Jul 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:

> Jeremy White wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Forgive me if I have missed something blindingly obvious,
> > but I cannot find a CVS tag to correlate
> > to the 1.3.22-1 release of cygwin1.dll.  I see one for
> > cygwin-1-3-19-1 on some winsup/cygwin files.
> >
> > I was hoping to check out a 'stable' release from CVS,
> > and I'd appreciate any guidance on this (or the paper
> > bag, if I've missed the obvious).
> There are no such tags.
> The reason for this is that cygwin builds newlib into the DLL, so to create
> a fully reproducable build, you would need to tag newlib as well. Apparently
> the newlib folks don't really like cygwin tags in their part of the tree.
> Cygwin HEAD is generarally quite stable - or, if you must build a specific
> version, use the source tarball. However, be aware that full reproduction is
> very difficult indeed, as the winsup/mingw and winsup/w32api trees are not
> in the cygwin source tarballs. Nor is any specific cygwin release guaranteed
> to have been built against a released version of the w32api and
> mingw-runtime packages.
> The Cygwin source tarballs are supposed to detect the presence or absence of
> the winsup/w32api and winsup/mingw directories, and use the installed
> versions if they are not available in-tree. This is known to be broken in at
> least the 1.3.22 tarball, so you would have to place untarred source code
> from the w32api and mingw-runtime packages at winsup/w32api and winsup/mingw
> in the cygwin source tree.
> Max.

IIRC, symlinks to the installed sources for w32api and mingw-runtime in
/usr/src were enough...
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