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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: Cygwin 3.0.0-0.3




On Feb  4 14:19, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> On 2/3/19 12:19 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jan 31 20:48, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> On Jan 31 09:47, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> >>> Hi Corinna,
> >>>
> >>> I'm missing that topic/forkables branch in the announcement - is that in?
> >>> https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-patches/2017-q1/msg00053.html
> >>
> >> No, it's not.  It hasn't been touched for almost two years so I forgot
> >> about it.
> >>
> >> Does it still apply to current mainline?  Will it still work correctly
> >> in conjunction with the Windows 10 1709/1803/1809 changes in terms of
> >> deleting and renaming files?
> 
> Are these changes available in Windows Server 2016 as well?

No, 2016 is equivalent to W10 1607.  You need 2019 which is equivalent
to W10 1809.

> >> More importantly, I'm not confident to maintain this code alone since it
> >> won't be used most of the time and it adds a heck of complexity to
> >> handle a border case.  Will you be available to maintain this code for
> >> the forseeable future?  If not, the code won't go in, sorry.
> 
> Actually I've maintained these patches while waiting for Cygwin 3 already:
> https://dev.gentoo.org/~haubi/cygwin-gentoo/x86_64/
> 
> Because we (the company) really need these patches, there will be someone
> around to fix any breakage, and for 2019 it's confirmed to be myself.

Ok.  I might have another potential user for these changes, so there
is apparently some demand.

> > I rebased the topic/forkable branch on top of master.  There were only
> > some minor conflicts which I have fixed correctly I hope.  Please give
> > it a thorough try.
> 
> For Gentoo Prefix we recently have set up CI builds in Azure for Linux.
> Are you aware of Windows+Cygwin build pipelines to be possible in Azure?

Nope, I'm a cloud refusenik ;)

Are you going to test the patched branch?


Thanks,
Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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