Serious performance problems (malloc related?)

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jun 6 09:33:00 GMT 2005

On Jun  2 15:00, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> You could do things the other way around, so that NtCreateFile is used
> in the main code which invokes a NtCreateFile wrapper for 9x systems but
> I am leery of doing things this way since that means that the only
> people capable of writing code for cygwin are the people who understand
> Nt* calls.  That is a subset of the already small number of people who
> understand the UNIX and Windows APIs well enough to work on Cygwin.

I don't see this as such a big problem.  The Nt calls are not used all
over the place and they are not needed all over the place.  Using them
carefully and in a well documented manner should keep it pretty simple
to follow.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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