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Re: [Mingw-msys] forking issue on Windows XP?

Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, 22 Nov 2007, Cesar Strauss wrote:
>> A new build of bzip2-1.0.3 is available for MSYS-1.0.11:
>> http://downloads.sourceforge.net/mingw/bzip2-1.0.3-MSYS-1.0.1-1.tar.bz2
>> It addresses the following issues:
>> * Adopt "msys-" as the standard DLL prefix for MSYS.
>> * Avoid showing an spurious error in bzip2 -V.
>> Note: After installing this package, you can safely remove the old
>> libbz2-1.dll from your bin directory (if you have it at all).
> Thanks, but could you explain to me how this affects us?

Not much, I guess. This build of bzip2 is part of what will become the 
next MSYS release. While the fixed issues are not critical, I'll be 
grateful to hear of any regressions.


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