[clug] June CLUG Programmers' Special Interest Group meeting
daniel at rimspace.net
Tue Jun 10 10:55:53 GMT 2008
Jacinta Richardson <jarich at perltraining.com.au> writes:
> David Tulloh wrote:
>> I hate that git doesn't work very well on windows.
> It works gorgeously under cygwin according to Paul.
Performance under Cygwin was notoriously limited, at least
traditionally, by virtue of git being I/O and fork heavy, and
Cygwin performing poorly in those areas.
However, msysgit is a native port that addresses some of the worst
excesses of the product, and is merging back into the upstream tree.
 Generally through no fault of its own.
 ...though, arguably, in part due to the lack of support for
`spawn' the general range of POSIX operating systems, making
starting new commands gratuitously slow on the (conformant) POSIX
platforms that don't implement the optional fork operation.
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