Cygwin slow on x64 systems

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Aug 31 16:48:00 GMT 2010


On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 10:18:39AM -0400, Edward Lam wrote:
>On 8/31/2010 10:08 AM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>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.
>
>I don't think anyone is asking to revert the change.

Don't be too sure.  I'm sure that is the knee-jerk reaction of many
reading the observations.

>In any case, is it absolutely necessary for us to call 
>wait_for_sigthread() before we do the other initialization in 
>dll_crt0_1() ? ie. can we move it further down? Or perhaps we can 
>reorder the initialization code somewhat such that we can do more work 
>before calling wait_for_sigthread()?

If you are capable of building from source then you can answer these
questions for yourself.  This is not terrifically complicated code we're
talking about here.

cgf

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