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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-18 12:19:57

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> Thomas Witt wrote:
>>>>> 2. Those issues are not so minor.
>>>> At som point they have to be catastrophic to justify changes. They are
>>>> not.
>>> Probably. Except that issue,
>>> that is *already* targeted to 1.34.1, and marked as fixed, appears to
>>> be not. At the same time, the effort I personally spent on cygwin is
>>> small compared to other folks, and I don't really think cygwin is worth
>>> supporting, so I'll shut up now.
>> Sorry... But I refuse to take take the fall for something I posted a fix
>> for a month ago <>.
> Ehm! My dictionary does not say that "take the fall" means, but if I
> understand correctly this issue not only was reported quite some time
> ago, but also has a patch? Hmm, that makes it even stranger that RC3
> appear to lack this fix.

Is the cygwin problem a regression from 1.34.0? If so, Thomas, would you
be willing to reconsider? Point releases shouldn't have major regressions.

Eric Niebler
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