Re: Cygwin Make Distribution Patch

Subject: Re: Cygwin Make Distribution Patch
From: Robert Sievers (
Date: Tue Jul 11 2000 - 17:44:15 CDT

We backed our build machine back to Cygwin B20. Yes, by all means apply
this if it fixes make distribution on later versions of Cygwin.

At 05:45 PM 7/11/00 -0400, you wrote:
> I've used this patch, and it works (more correctly, 'make distribution'
>doesn't work without it). My question is, how did you Abi guys get 0.7.10
>out the door if make distribution was broken? Are you using older versions
>of cygwin that don't need this patch? Is this patch necessary only for the
>latest version? If so, does anybody know if it will break the older
> -Tom
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Michael D. Pritchett" <>
>To: "Abi Patches" <>; "Abi Developer"
>Sent: Friday, June 23, 2000 1:19 AM
>Subject: Cygwin Make Distribution Patch
>> Fix for Bug #729
>> Although I didn't find this problem in Bugzilla, the 'make distribution'
>> broken in the latest version for cygwin. And since I was in the
>> neighborhood, I cleaned up #729.
>> Cheers!
>> Michael D. Pritchett
>> newbie

Robert Sievers
Open Source Evangelist

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