[ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 1.7.34-002

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Tue Dec 9 11:50:00 GMT 2014


Greetings, Warren Young!

>> - Cygwin can now generate passwd/group entries directly from Windows

> This is huge, Corinna!

> It must have been a lot of work, and while I personally will not benefit
> much from this — don’t use AD here, and /etc/passwd suffices for my purposes
> — it’s one of those things that should obviously be done.

You'd be surprised to know, how much faster it works when you delete the
passwd. Especially if you start alot of Cygwin tools from native app, so they
don't benefit from parent caching.

> Congratulations on getting this into a shippable state.  I realize it isn’t
> formally released yet, but you’ve gotten it over the hump where it must be
> compiled out of release binaries.  I assume this is one of those situations
> where the last 10% of the work takes 90% of the time.

On this, I agree.


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WBR,
Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 09.12.2014, <14:36>

Sorry for my terrible english...


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