Cygwin slow on x64 systems

Christopher Faylor
Tue Aug 31 14:19:00 GMT 2010

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 08:32:41AM +0200, Roland Schwingel wrote:
>Hi Sagi and all others,
>Thanks Sagi for your investigation!
>This is great news that it could finally be tracked down. I am also 
>suffering badly here from this
>speed drop. I haven't yet tried myself to revert this change to see 
>whether it brings back speed
>but will certainly try to do so soon.
>What are our cygwin gurus (CGF,Corinna,?) saying about this?  Can the
>results of these investigations be incorporated in a change in an
>upcoming version to get a more performant cygwin version?

Here's what I'm saying:  It makes absolutely no sense that moving the
call would have any effect.  The code is the way it is for a reason
so we're not going to just revert the change.


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