[ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 1.7.34-002
Wed Dec 10 14:59:00 GMT 2014
On Dec 9 15:05, Warren Young wrote:
> On Dec 9, 2014, at 3:56 AM, Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Dec 8 15:14, Warren Young wrote:
> >> On Dec 6, 2014, at 12:49 PM, Corinna Vinschen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>> - Cygwin can now generate passwd/group entries directly from Windows
> >> don’t use AD here, and /etc/passwd suffices
> >> for my purposes
> > You can still benefit, I hope. Even when using only the local SAM, the
> > process startups should be a tad bit faster than when every exec'ed
> > process has to read /etc/passwd and /etc/group files:
> I decided to do the nastiest thing I could think of to Cygwin: run a
> configure script. ;)
> In my Windows 10 Technical Preview test VM, Cygwin 64 1.7.33 runs the
> iperf3 configure script in 20 seconds. On upgrading to 1.7.34-002,
> without doing anything to nsswitch.conf, the time remained the same.
> On making the suggested change to nsswitch.conf, configure time went
> *up* to 21 seconds.
> So, I moved the new nsswitch.conf back out of the way, relaunched
> MinTTY, and configure time dropped its extra second.
Indeed, hmm. I see a tiny loss in performance myself. It's puzzeling.
During the entire configure run only at the end are a few minor (but
unnecessary) requests for account information. I'll investigate this
in the next couple of days.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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