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Subject: RE: Deprecate Cygwin

RE: Deprecate Cygwin

From: Mike Giacomelli <>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 17:21:48 -0400

> To the degree I do any development, yes. I've tried using a VM (via VirtualBox)
> but that wasn't much of an improvement, I thought (e.g., a full rebuild was only
> a little faster).

Did you try make -j ? From what I remember, this was a lot faster in
a VM then Cygwin due to some weirdness about disk io in cygwin.

Anyway, I basically depreciated cygwin a year or two ago when I put
notes all over the wiki saying not to use it :)

Not sure what else we need to do.

Received on 2012-10-28

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