[PATCH] Cygwin: select: Speed up select() call for pty, pipe and fifo.

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Mon Jan 13 21:17:00 GMT 2020

Am 13.01.2020 um 17:33 schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> On Jan  6 23:38, Takashi Yano wrote:
>> - The slowing down issue of X11 forwarding using ssh -Y, reported
>>    in https://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2019-12/msg00295.html,
>>    is due to the change of select() code for pty in the commit
>>    915fcd0ae8d83546ce135131cd25bf6795d97966. cygthread::detach()
>>    takes at most about 10msec because Sleep() is used in the thread.
>>    For this issue, this patch uses cygwait() instead of Sleep() and
>>    introduces an event to abort the wait. For not only pty, but pipe
>>    and fifo also have the same problem potentially, so this patch
>>    applies same strategy to them as well.
> Pushed.  And thanks for testing, Marco!
> Thanks,
> Corinna

you are welcome.

I found the improvement better than anything I ever seen
on octave plotting with QT interface.
Redrawing of the images when moving windows is now very responsive,
in the past, also 3.0.x or before, the visual effect was poor.

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