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Re: findutils support in 1.7.0
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2008 10:39:05 +0200
- Subject: Re: findutils support in 1.7.0
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On Apr 25 21:18, Eric Blake wrote:
> I've uploaded findutils-4.4.0-2 to release-2. I've tested that birthtime
> support works, and the code heavily exercises the new *at() functions.
> However, I haven't yet tested whether the long path name support works,
> but assume it does, because findutils includes some configure-time tests
> to see what to support.
> Also, it looks like long path names are currently
> quadratic in behavior, as the configure-time test for whether getcwd()
> returns accurate results on names longer than PATH_MAX took several
> seconds to complete, whereas the same test on Linux is as fast as any of
> the other configure checks.
Dunno about that. Right now the path is converted from multibyte
to wchar and vice versa a couple of times more often than necessary,
probably, but it shouldn't be quadratic. Do you have a simple(tm)
testcase to reproduce?
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