Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Deprecate Cygwin
Re: Deprecate Cygwin
From: XavierGr <xaviergr_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 05:08:53 +0100
On 28 October 2012 22:44, Magnus Holmgren <magnushol_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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).
From previous experience I know that VirtualBox is very bad with SMP
setups, it is almost better to run with a single core allocated to it than
telling it to use more. I am not sure if they fixed that behaviour since
Also, it's been quite some time since I last compared them, but a linux VM
in VMware vs Cygwin is considerably faster.
Received on 2012-10-29