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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: Cygwin 3.0.0-0.3




On 2/4/19 3:25 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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?

Sorry, was indeed unclear: Yes, of course!
Will start testing on Server 2012 while setting up a 2019 VM.

For now, there's already this one patch I've been using with good success,
please add it to topic/forkables - the suspended thing is something different:
https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-patches/2018-q2/msg00039.html

Thanks!
/haubi/

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