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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: Cygwin 3.0.0-0.7




On Feb  8 17:35, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> 
> On 2/8/19 2:28 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > 
> > I pushed your forkable branch to master, btw.  Would you mind to do the
> > honors in the ;rease notes at cygwin/release/3.0 and doc/new-features.xml?
> 
> Do you mean like this?
> 
> /haubi/

> >From 0461e0a552caf0c58ab7999cfd2849c7180f7d30 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Michael Haubenwallner <michael.haubenwallner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2019 15:38:56 +0100
> Subject: [PATCH] forkables: add release notes
> 
> ---
>  winsup/cygwin/release/3.0   | 10 ++++++++++
>  winsup/doc/new-features.xml | 12 ++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 22 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/winsup/cygwin/release/3.0 b/winsup/cygwin/release/3.0
> index 4cd422a56..ef45e9f9d 100644
> --- a/winsup/cygwin/release/3.0
> +++ b/winsup/cygwin/release/3.0
> @@ -66,6 +66,16 @@ What changed:
>    Native Windows processes not started by Cygwin processes are mapped
>    into the range beyond 65535.
>  
> +- Limited to executables and dlls located on the very same NTFS partition
> +  as the Cygwin installation itself, and disabled by default, fork(2) now
> +  is able to recover from when the executable or any dll required to load
> +  into the new child process was removed or replaced since being loaded
> +  into the parent process, or a dll with different content is found in the
> +  parent process' current directory.  To enable this recovery feature, the
> +  following command has to be executed once per Cygwin installation, with
> +  subsequent shutdown of all Cygwin processes (or reboot), so the first
> +  Cygwin process does find this directory existing:
> +  $ mkdir --mode=a=rwxt /var/run/cygfork

It's not bad but for release notes it's rather long.  Any chance to get
a more compact text?  Also, please add a "Cygwin: " prefix to the log
message summary.  I'd like to distinguish CYgwin-only changes from
newlib changes.


Thanks,
Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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