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- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: Speed
- From: Paul Sokolovsky <paul-ml at is dot lg dot ua>
- Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 22:42:30 +0300
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- Reply-To: Paul Sokolovsky <paul-ml at is dot lg dot ua>
N8TM@aol.com <N8TM@aol.com> wrote:
>> Is there any way to make cygwin programs (I mean these from the package:
>> awk, bash, grep, etc.) to work faster ?
Nac> Disconnect from the network and simplify your Path. Change OS versions. I
Nac> just demonstrated a factor of 3 under NT4 between configure scripts while
Nac> connected to a network and while disconnected. W2K is faster in either case.
Nac> But it's quite a struggle for Windows to imitate linux.
Yes, but it's still can be done faster. My own experiments show
that there're operations which Win32 can perform only 2 times slower
than Linux! Isn't it bright? Forks are still hundreds times slower ;-(
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