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Re: Mozilla 1.3 built on cygwin?

On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 09:59:19PM -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:
>>    2. Having a complex GUI app like Mozilla ported to Cygwin could
>>        prove to be a stick in which to measure and compare the over
>>        all efficiency and performance of Cygwin. If the "native"
>>        Mozilla and the Cygwin version performed reasonably the same,
>>        then we would know that Cygwin is on track. If the Cygwin
>>        version lagged, it would set concrete goals for the
>>        Cygwin/XFree team.
>That's not going to happen any time soon. XFree86/Cygwin has no 
>graphics acceleration. Apart from that, little if anything runs as fast 
>through Cygwin as it does on the Win32 API even if GUI operation is 
>ignored or irrelevant.
>I don't mean this as a criticism, but just a fact. I imagine the 
>biggest win would be by getting some graphics acceleration in XFree86.

Yeah, this was my first thought when I saw this thread.

$app = mozilla;
print "Why is $app so *slow* on cygwin!";


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