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Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 01:28:20 -0400
From: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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Subject: Re: announcement message for binutils?
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Christopher Faylor wrote:

> Ok, so what should I say in the binutils announcement message?
> Is this adequate?
> This version contains fixes to detect pathological conditions when 

> the


> ld's auto-import option option cannot work properly.  The previous

                    ^^^^^^ ^^^^^^

> version of ld silently produced buggy code.  This version issues an
> error and suggests methods for dealing with the problem.
> This version also has a fix for a memory leak condition which caused
> ld (or is it dlltool?) to mushroom in size when producing large dlls.


With corrections, seems fine to me.


Totally off topic:  I noticed that somebody submitted strtoll and 
strtoull patches to newlib, so cygwin-1.3.4's scanf should transparently 
support long long.  (This is just supposition; I haven't tested it).

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