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On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 01:47:43PM -0700, Karl M wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 22:34:16 +0200
>> From: corinna-cygwin
>> Subject: NT4?
>> Is anybody here still using Cygwin on Windows NT4 on a daily basis? I'm
>> asking because we're planning to drop NT4 support entirely and I would
>> like to know if there are lots of people who would be very sad if that
>No...Haven't even used w2k in the last five years.
>At some point, would there be any (significant) performance advantage to
>moving (some of the) platform differences to compile time? (Not for all of
>the applications, just for the Cygwin DLL and perhaps cygserver?
You mean something like:
gcc -DALLOW_NT4 something-random-program.c
There would be no benefit whatsoever to allowing something like that since
there would still have to be accommodations in cygwin to handle it the
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