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Re: Slow shell script execution on Cygwin

From: Brian Dessent
Subject: Re: Slow shell script execution on Cygwin
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 01:31:44 -0700

Brian Dessent wrote:

> It seems clear that Cygwin would benefit from some kind of special
> casing in the shell because of the fork penalty, but apparently 
> no one has the time or is capable of providing this, if it's even feasible.

Uhh, nevermind.  Upon checking it seems that all the old vfork stuff has
been ripped out and not used for some time, and vfork = fork.  So it
really doesn't matter what the shell tries to do, it looks like
expensive fork is going to be called regardless.  :(


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