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Re: FUSE for Cygwin
- From: Bill Zissimopoulos <billziss at navimatics dot com>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:53:00 +0000
- Subject: Re: FUSE for Cygwin
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On 6/19/16, 4:20 AM, "firstname.lastname@example.org on behalf of Herbert
Stocker" <email@example.com on behalf of firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>What i don't like on (3) is that when a Cygwin process accesses the
>FUSE file system there are two Cygwin processes whose communication
>is translated from Posix to Win32 and then back (which is done again
>for the response).
>A) Besides the double double translations of every request, there
> is also the need for four Kernel/Usermode transitions, which take
> their time.
By the way Herbert in re-reading your email, you may *not* have meant to
say that in the current WinFsp/FUSE scheme there are 4 *context switches*
(instead of 2), in which case my apologies for trying to explain something
you already were aware of.