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Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Release 2.19

From: Tony Theodore
Subject: Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Release 2.19
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 07:04:27 +1100

On 17 March 2011 06:28, Gregory Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Mar 2011, Tony Theodore wrote:
>> True, the alternative would probably be a tricky sed replacement or
>> patching autotools... I've checked it in:
>> http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/mingw-cross-env/rev/6b3afa22962a
>> As an aside, these are silent failures when wine is working correctly
>> - if you actually use it for anything, you may want to
>> investigate/re-install. I vaguely recall an issue with binutils
>> assembler on Fedora just before our previous release - it was
>> generating similar "odd" output. You could upgrade to the latest
>> release of binutils and rebuild wine with that to see what happens.
> I don't actually use wine on that machine any more, having downgraded the
> CPU--it's little more than a fileserver. I have left it installed because it
> seems to expose issues with mingw-cross-env that Fedora users with wine
> installed may run into. I use the system RPM, I don't compile wine myself.
> The machine is also not fully patched, I see wine is a couple versions out
> of date. I'll upgrade everything before reporting any other issues.

If you're otherwise happy with the system, leave it as it is. I only
meant to say that if you do use wine, you may have other problems.

It's good to expose issues, these are hidden failures that will never
be resolved if we can't see them - please continue to raise them if
you're happy to do so.



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