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Re: newer bintuils
- From: Nicholas Wourms <nwourms at yahoo dot com>
- To: Alan Hourihane <alan_hourihane at hotmail dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 17:00:42 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: newer bintuils
--- Alan Hourihane <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> "Nicholas Wourms" wrote in message
> > --- Alan Hourihane wrote:
> > > "Alan Hourihane" wrote in message
> > > email@example.com">news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > > > Anyone know when the new binutils will be out with Egor's
> > > > fixes for auto-import of arrays ?
> > >
> > > Anyone know the expected ETA for this ?
> > No, because Egor's application for copyright assignment is
> > stuck in the Russian Postal System. We could be in for a long
> > wait...
> > > I think we need a new cygwin dll for this too first though -
> > > we?
> > Yes, you are correct. However there are currently some pthread
> > issues which are being resolved before this happens. Anyhow, as
> > previously mentioned, we are probably in for a long wait.
> That's unfortunate, because we won't be able to make shared libXt,
> and libXaw for Cygwin/XFree86 until we do get them. (Unless some
> hacking around the arrays goes on, not something I relish doing).
> Guess we'll have to wait. sigh.
Yeah it is a pity, but I think it'll be worth the wait. Besides,
cygserver might be stable enough by then that we could turn on
MIT-SHM =). Oh well, I guess we'll see. I suppose once the new
kernel is released, you could get Egor to send you a set of
"unofficial" binutils to build the new X11? Oh well, I'll leave that
in your capable hands :-).
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