[ANN] optimised bash for cygwin
Christopher G. Faylor
Mon Sep 14 14:37:00 GMT 1998
In article <4931-Sun13Sep1998141538firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Dr. Volker Zell <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> There is now a modified bash executable available from Sergey's
> >> web page:
> >> http://www.lexa.ru/sos
> >> This is a modified bash 2.02.1 that includes optimisations to
> >> increase performance (by doing a spawn instead of a fork/exec
> >> under some conditions). It also contains modifications by Chris
> >> Faylor that prevent bash pausing to look for mail, and address
> >> other problems related to the HOME environment variable not
> >> being set.
>Will these changes show up in upcoming releases of bash ??? Or is it a
>one time only modification ?? For example will these modifications
>show up in the upcoming cygnus b20 release ?
My changes should be in the next version. It is unlikely that the spawn
changes will get in in time, but you never know...
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