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Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 08:03:55 -0500
From: Jason Tishler <jason AT tishler DOT net>
Subject: When to release a threaded Cygwin Python?
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I would like to release a threaded Cygwin Python.  However, I would like
to avoid another fiasco like my last PostgreSQL release... :,)

Here's the deal.  Although a threaded Cygwin Python runs just fine under
Cygwin 1.3.10, one cannot build one themselves without the following
patch to sys/features.h:

So, should I hold off releasing a new Python until 1.3.11?  Or, is it
OK to release one now with the appropriate build caveat documented in


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