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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: Cygwin 3.0.0-0.7




On Feb  8 17:58, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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.

OTOH, if you want to extend the documentation, feel free...


Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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