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Re: Next release?

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: Next release?
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 23:04:17 +0200
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On Monday 14 July 2008 15:03:04 Pavel Roskin wrote:
> Now that we have lzma compression, we should probably consider making
> another release in a week or two.
> Before it happens, I'd like to add a configure test for working target
> compiler, so that users of pure x86_64 machines are not surprised by a
> message that "start" and "_start" are not found.
> By the way, that check could be generalized to allow more symbols, such
> as "Ltext0" on Cygwin.  It would be great if GRUB 1.97 compiled on
> Cygwin out-of-box.  Cygwin lacked some lzo development files, but we
> don't need them anymore.
> All warnings for i386-pc have been fixed, but perhaps I'll look at other
> targets if I have time.  Also, Valgrind finds some memory leaks, that we
> may want to fix now.
> I hope that once GRUB 1.97 is released, we'll eliminate and
> reorganize the build system to make it more flexible.

I am sorry, but can I ask why you want to remove Did I miss any 


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