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Re: Why is cygwin cvs client so slow?
At 09:29 PM 1/4/2005, you wrote:
>Can anyone speculate as to why cygwin cvs is so much slower than their
>native windows equivalents?
>In short, 'cvs update' using cygwin cvs takes 7-9 times as long to do
>the same task as a non-cygwin port of cvs from www.cvshome.org/.
>To update a missing directory that contains almost 3000 files, cygwin
>cvs takes more than 21 minutes. The 'native' cvs from cvshome.com takes
>just under 3 minutes to do the same thing on the same file system, from
>the same server. Details are below.
>Am I missing some environment variable, like export CVS_GO_FAST="yes"?
>I hope 700% degradation in performance is too steep a price to pay for
Speculation isn't worth much. But I'd suggest trying the same thing on a
local drive. Network drives are s-l-o-w with Cygwin.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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