latest cygcheck -c is expensive

Wes Szumera wszumera@chartermi.net
Fri Sep 5 20:31:00 GMT 2003


Date sent:      	Fri, 5 Sep 2003 11:07:29 -0400
From:           	Christopher Faylor <cgf-rcm@cygwin.com>
To:             	cygwin@cygwin.com
Subject:        	Re: latest cygcheck -c is expensive
Send reply to:  	cygwin@cygwin.com

> On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 08:40:47AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> >Would you be willing to make the status check portion of cygcheck -c
> >optional (i.e., another option)?  The latest version is very expensive:
> >
> >    $ # 1.5.3 on P4 2.4 GHz
> >    $ time cygcheck -c >/dev/null
> >
> >    real    1m49.646s
> >    user    0m0.010s
> >    sys     0m0.020s
> >
> >    $ # 1.3.22 on P3 500 MHz
> >    $ time cygcheck -c >/dev/null
> >
> >    real    0m0.042s
> >    user    0m0.010s
> >    sys     0m0.020s
> 
> Why does it matter if cygcheck -c is expensive?  It is supposed to be doing
> a sanity check on the installation.
> 
> OTOH, it could probably be speeded up considerably if it used a mingw zlib
> library...
> 
> cgf
> 
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