Copy-on-write fork

Robert Collins
Fri Apr 19 20:26:00 GMT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris January [] 
> Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2002 12:07 PM
> To:
> Subject: Copy-on-write fork
> This is mainly a question aimed at Christopher Faylor, but 
> maybe someone else knows the answer. My question is, with 
> regard to Chris's post "Re: copy-on-write (oh well)" 
> [
> tml], does anyone know why a copy-on-write implementation of 
> fork takes longer than the current Cygwin version?? 

What would be interesting would be to closely monitor the relevant
perfmon items and see if you can determine the thing causing the delay.
You'd probably need a custom program to get enough detail though :[.


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