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Re: Cygwin 1.5 vs 1.7: speed
- From: Roland Schwingel <roland dot schwingel at onevision dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 15:09:22 +0100
- Subject: Re: Cygwin 1.5 vs 1.7: speed
> On Oct 28 14:26, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Whether 1.7 is faster or slower depends on what you're doing and on
> > OS you're running. For instance, scanning local directories is about
> > 60% faster in 1.7 while starting lots of processes is about 10% slower
> > on Vista but about 5% faster on XP, according to my testing. Further
> > optimization will be a task for post-1.7.1, while for 1.7.1 itself
> > looking primarily for functionality.
Understood. And the already achieved things like long pathnames and utf8
are things which where highly needed.
> > Having said that, if you find source code in Cygwin which could be
> > improved, feel free to point it out.
> ...or, even better, send patches (*).
I will for sure do more testings and maybe also debugging and whenever I
find something useful - be asured that I'll post here... :-)
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