[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: [experimental] cygwin-1.5.25-1

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Nov 23 17:33:00 GMT 2007

On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 06:05:49PM -0000, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>* Corinna Vinschen (Thu, 22 Nov 2007 16:42:10 +0100)
>>            ==== CYGWIN THANKSGIVING EDITION ====
>> I've made the new version of the Cygwin DLL, 1.5.25-1, and associated
>> utilities available for testing.  Version 1.5.24-2 remains the current
>> version for now.
>> This is a bug fix release.  Important changes since 1.5.24-2:
>Unfortunately the changes that made rsync run about 2 - 6 times faster
>[1] (on a backup of about 100,000 files residing on a FAT32 volume) 
>didn't make it into the prelease.
>The first snapshot that exhibited the stunning increase was the 
>snapshot from 2007-08-02 and the last one was the snapshot from 2007-
>[1] http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.os.cygwin/91350/focus=91509

So, does this mean that the snapshot was faster and then it wasn't?  Or
that the snapshot was exhibiting a problem with unclosed file handles.


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