App runs 8x slower on dual core machine (with test case to replicate issue)

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Fri Aug 10 03:52:00 GMT 2012

On 8/9/2012 11:29 PM, Zach Saw wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at>> writes:
>> Thanks for the testcase, but... would you mind to change it to take the
>> boost lib out of the picture, by using just plain pthread functions, if
>> possible in plain C?
> Apparently someone else has already encountered similar problems in
> cygwin perl
> (
> last year that went unfixed. Now that you have a test case in C++/Boost,
> you're asking for plain pthread/C?

The easier it is to demonstrate the problem with a minimum of
overhead/code, the quicker the fix.  And now that it's reported to the
Cygwin list, the problem is at least on the right radar.



A: Yes.
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