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Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 08:33:30 -0400
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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Subject: Re: w32api release roll out
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Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 09:39:27PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >When can I expect to see this?  You had asked earlier if I wanted a
> >shell login so that I can make the release, the answer is now yes.
> 
> I am sorry that I haven't responded sooner.
> 
> I am concerned that if we release a new version of w32api we may break
> existing software since I believe that there may be a change between
> newlib and w32api.
> 

Oh, yes.  I forgot about that change.  Next time we'll have to code such
changes using the __W32API_MAJOR_VERSION and __W32API_MINOR_VERSION
constants.

> This won't be an issue if we release everything all together because
> newlib and w32api will be in sync.
> 
> The reason that I haven't responded is that I keep meaning to check my
> email notes and see if I can figure out why I have this suspicion and
> I haven't been able to do this.
> 
> So, I would prefer to just release cygwin/mingw/w32api at the same time.
> Probably that will happen this weekend.
> 

Ok, this weekend will work.

> If this is really urgent, I can make a test release available and then
> if no one squawks I can remove the test distinction.
> 

No need unless you miss the weekend target.  I want to bump the version
for MinGW purposes and would like to get the Cygwin release before I do.

Earnie.

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