[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated [experimental]: bash-3.1-7

Gary R. Van Sickle g.r.vansickle@worldnet.att.net
Sat Sep 9 04:23:00 GMT 2006

> From: Eric Blake
> Sent: Friday, September 08, 2006 10:18 PM
> Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated [experimental]: bash-3.1-7
> Hash: SHA1
> A new release of bash, 3.1-7, is available for experimental use.
> =======
> This version removes several outdated #defines that were once 
> necessary in older versions of cygwin, but which made bash on 
> cygwin different and slower than bash on Linux.  [snip, the 
> line-ending fiasco that shall forever plague computer science]

How much slower?  While I'm all for saving a cycle here and there (q.v. the
1% make improvement ;-)), I have a hard time believing that ignoring the
occaisional "\r" is even a blip on bash's radar compared with fork()ing et

Gary R. Van Sickle

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