> -----Original Message-----
> From: Junio C Hamano
> Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2013 16:36
> Thanks; so perhaps you can give me an OK to forge your S-o-b
> to the following?
I am personally fine with it, because cygwin is used by developers not
production systems and I expect my developers to upgrade their environment for
security fixes, etc.
If I ever had a situation where I am using git, in production, on cygwin, where
I could not upgrade I would effort to make a compile test based patch to the
make file to accommodate the issue.
> -- >8 --
> From: Mark Levedahl <mleved...@gmail.com>
> Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:56:33 -0800
> Subject: [PATCH] Makefile: add comment on CYGWIN_V15_WIN32API
> There is no documented, reliable, and future-proof method to
> determine the installed w32api version on Cygwin. There are
> many things that can be done that will work frequently,
> except when they won't.
> The only sane thing is to follow the guidance of the Cygwin
> developers: the only supported configuration is that which
> the current setup.exe produces, and in the case of problems,
> if the installation is not up to date then updating is the
> first required action.
> Signed-off-by: Mark Levedahl <mleved...@gmail.com>
> Makefile | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
> index 4d47af5..52e298a 100644
> --- a/Makefile
> +++ b/Makefile
> @@ -273,6 +273,10 @@ all::
> # Define NO_REGEX if you have no or inferior regex support
> in your C library.
> +# Define CYGWIN_V15_WIN32API if you are using Cygwin v1.7.x
> but are not
> +# using the current w32api packages. The recommended
> approach, however,
> +# is to update your installation if compilation errors occur.
> # Define HAVE_DEV_TTY if your system can open /dev/tty to
> interact with the # user.
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