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From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: _AS_DETECT_BETTER_SHELL speedup
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 14:27:00 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.1i


On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 01:21:57PM -0800, Noah Misch wrote:
> The gain will be very small.  You only save a fork when the command in 
> question
> does not exist, so typically only the AS_UNAME bits will win.  We then save a
> half dozen spurious forks.  My P3-666 can do those at about 150/s.
> If you disagree with that prediction, I will test it.

I agree with your prediction.  My knowledge about Cygwin is very limited.

So I'm afraid we have to agree with Paul that the patch should not be
accepted, as it's not worth the risk of additional maintanance work.

Thank you very much for your help,

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