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Subject: Re: Deprecate Cygwin

Re: Deprecate Cygwin

From: Magnus Holmgren <>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 22:44:47 +0100

On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 10:21 PM, Mike Giacomelli <> wrote:

>> 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.

Sure. I even tried varying the number of cores the VM should use, to
see what worked best (2 out of 4, as I recall).

Received on 2012-10-28

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