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Re: Cygwin allocted time slice
- From: Albrecht Schlosser <cygwin at go4more dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 15:09:57 +0200
- Subject: Re: Cygwin allocted time slice
- References: <017001c7ae32$49dff3c0$0600a8c0@ze4427wm>
Aaron Gray wrote:
> Cygwin seems to only use a small amount of time slice relative to the
ammount of time slice availiable. Compiles, builds and testsuite are
relly slow compared to MinGW which takes too much time.
> 'time' results confirm this. Process time is about 1/4 of the total
Are you using a dual (or more) processor system?
> It i very noticable on compiling and testing GCC as compared to the
same on Linux or MinGW.
I assume: on (a) different machine(s) ?
> Is there any way to give Cygwin a bigger slice of the pie ?
> Say 50% or 75% ?
Well, what I saw on a dual core machine was that make seems to use only
one processor, and therefore I got similar CPU usage (< 50%).
Try make -j2 or make -j3 and see if you get better results. This worked
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