[ANN] optimised bash for cygwin

Christopher G. Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Mon Sep 14 14:37:00 GMT 1998

In article <4931-Sun13Sep1998141538+0200-vzell.cygnus.gnu-win32@de.oracle.com>,
Dr. Volker Zell <vzell@de.oracle.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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