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Re: Cygwin 3.0.0-1

On 3/21/19 9:15 AM, Jim Reisert AD1C wrote:
> One of changes announced with Cygwin 3.0.0-1 was this:
> - Improve uname(2) for newly built applications.
> My recollection was that it would allow us to see the Windows version
> and/or OS build number, for example:
>     Version 1809
>     OS build 17763.379
> When will uname actually be updated to take advantage of this?  I
> regularly used three different Windows 10 machines and each is a
> slightly different "vintage".  The version of uame I have (latest) is
> dated 2-Feb-2017.

I'm still trying to get a new uname(1) (part of coreutils) built. I had
a free weekend earlier this month to attempt that, but got stalled by a
cygwin1.dll bug on Windows 2012 (now fixed).

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc.           +1-919-301-3226
Virtualization:  qemu.org | libvirt.org

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