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Re: Need Benchmark Stats
- From: Tim Prince <tprince at computer dot org>
- To: Dan Kegel <dkegel at ixiacom dot com>, Rick Richardson <rickr at mn dot rr dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 22:01:41 -0700
- Subject: Re: Need Benchmark Stats
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- Reply-to: tprince at computer dot org
On Tuesday 03 September 2002 11:03, Dan Kegel wrote:
> Rick Richardson wrote:
> > I downloaded the 1.3.12-2 Cygwin and installed it on two fresh systems.
> > I noticed that "configure" scripts I have written that would take 30-60
> > seconds to run under RedHat 7.2, would take 10 minutes or more to run
> > under CygWin. One took nearly an hour to run.
> I've seen this, too. Are you using virus protection? Try turning it off.
> This ought to be in the FAQ under "Why do my configure scripts run so
> slow?" - Dan
With McAfee in command line checking mode, where it checks each script file
each time it is started, my laptop goes into sleep mode rather than
completing a configure script. It's only necessary to modify the ViruScan
installation to remove command line checking.
Even without virus checking, the gcc testsuite takes 1 hr 20 minutes to run
on cygwin (no java), as compared with 20 minutes (including java) on the same
machine (2.8Ghz P4 with HyperThreading).
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