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Subject: Re: make file help please

Re: make file help please

From: gl <>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2006 16:37:59 -0000

I also found this frustrating but got used to it in the end. Out of
interest, what specifically causes this slow down? Something in the Unix
file handling emulation I guess - but presumably this could be improved
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "mathew holton" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 8:55 AM
Subject: Re: make file help please
>I suggest you install Linux (Debian is really easy) and use that. I started 
>off using cygwin and found it painfully slow (on my PIII 600) but after 
>installing Debian, everything worked much faster and was more enjoyable.
> Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>> On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, roolku wrote:
>>> I am working on a plugin in a cygwin h120 sim and I am tired of waiting 
>>> for make to find out that nothing else has changed apart from the plugin 
>>> itself.
>> The build system (and everything else) is dead slow on cygwin because the 
>> file system/handling is extremely slow in cygwin.
>>> So I just want to compile that single c file. For that purpose I added a 
>>> new target to the makefile in my build directory like this:
>> If you really want to venture down that road I wish you good luck but I 
>> don't feel like spending much of _my_ time on it.
Received on 2006-03-03

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