cp vs copy performance over local network

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Wed Sep 25 20:23:00 GMT 2013

On 9/25/2013 3:45 PM, Lavrentiev, Anton (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C] wrote:
>> There's overhead to handle POSIX permissions, etc.
> For one file, the effects of copying the meta-data should be negligible.

You're right.  I didn't really look at the example (1 file) and the timing
difference (~10 sec).  I was assuming multiple files.  strace output still
might provide some insight.  Or perhaps as Andrey suggests, the x86_64
version might make up the difference.



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