cygwin fork()

Dave Korn
Fri Sep 1 10:46:00 GMT 2006

On 01 September 2006 11:22, clayne@anodized.PCYMTNQREAIYA wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 11:12:59AM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>>> Is it just me or is cygwin fork(), or a support syscall underneath,
>>> terribly slow for some reason?
>>   Some reason == "lack of O/S support".
> Yes I can understand that. I'm assuming there is some CreateProcess()
> magic happening behind the scenes.  However, what I've noticed is that it
> is WAY slower than one would think it to be.

  Why, how slow were *you* expecting it to be?  I was expecting it to be 7.

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