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Re: Searching in Cygwin Setup slow on Windows 10

On Jun  4 17:38, Jim Reisert AD1C wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 4:52 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> > I have replicated this on Windows 10 and also in Windows 7 when using
> > the cygwin-setup downloaded as of last week.
> That's a good data point.  I haven't searched on Win 7 with the newest
> setup.  I was recalling my experience from previous versions.  But
> yes, you are right, same here on Win 7 with newest setup.  Glad to
> know the problem is not specific to Windows 10.

Typing the search string was always slow.  The algorithm behind the
field checks synchronously for a match for each change in the input
field.  That's ... uncomfortable, to say the least.  Patches to
tweak the search algorithm to become faster are highly appreciated.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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