Fri Jun 3 00:54:00 GMT 2005
I know, but truthfully, you are taking my response a bit out of context.
I was responding, specifically to CFG's message:
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> Yep. This is pretty much what I expected. Now we'll see a stream of
> people commenting on slowness and speculating on the cause without
> spending any time to actually figure out what the cause might be.
> Think of what a hero you'll be if you figure out a way to improve
> cygwin's "slowness".
Not everyone can do all things. I didn't "speculate" on the cause, I
noticed multiple opens for a program that really only needs stat/lstat I believe.
Hero's can come up with ideas, but may not be the best people to
actually execute the plan or idea. Some people are hero's because of a
reputation of excellent execution. Some smaller number of people can do both.
I've found that while I can often come up with innovative ideas, I get
more bogged down in details when it comes to programming than _some_
It's been a while, but if I remember, I tried building it both
under cygwin(XP) & tried cross-compiling under linux (preferred, as my linux
box is 3-5x faster). Perhaps using SuSE (9.1) as my distro causes problem
as cygwin was originally a Redhat effort?
I'm perfectly willing to try again, but I didn't want to bother
developers about questions they might consider "obvious", and I should go
read some obscure text (I did try to follow build instructions, but don't
remember if I ever ended up with anything useful). I know the FAQ has
a rebuild under NT seection, is cygwin buildable on a linux system? :-)
Thanks for the helpful pointers...:-)
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#SHTDI>. <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PTC>.
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