Public Cygwin 1.7 test starts today
Thu Dec 11 02:51:00 GMT 2008
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 05:41:38PM -0700, Warren Young wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> after a rather long period of time of development,
> Is this going to change for the next major release? There's an awful lot
> to absorb in this one.
If you mean for 1.9.x then there is no way to predict that.
It's possible that the next major release will introduce cygwin2.dll. That
would be a long time coming.
> Is Cygwin now significantly faster?
I don't know if anyone has done timings. Compiling Cygwin with gcc4 has
decreased its size relatively speaking but I haven't look lately to see
how it fares against cygwin-1.5.x. Given all of the features that Corinna
added I think it's likely that 1.7.x is bigger and potentially slower to
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