[ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: coreutils-7.0-1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Dec 16 09:21:00 GMT 2008

Hi Eric,

On Dec 15 20:49, Eric Blake wrote:
> For those people testing cygwin 1.7, a new release of coreutils, 7.0-1,
> has been uploaded,
> [...]
>   This release also takes advantage of
> the new d_type support to speed up several utilities; one notable
> exception, unfortunately, is that the Linux patch to use d_type and inode
> sorting to speed up rm from quadratic to linear on directories with a
> large number of files did not apply to cygwin because of differences in
> statfs.

-v?  Is that something we can support by tweaking Cygwin?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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