svk v git + possible gig

Paul LeoNerd Evans leonerd at
Tue Sep 9 11:59:07 BST 2008

On Tue, 09 Sep 2008 13:28:52 +1000
Paul Fenwick <pjf at> wrote:

> Except on cygwin, where's it's exceptionally powerful and as slow as a dog
> that's missing three legs.

Does cygwin implement posix_spawn() yet? It strikes me that if it does,
then software should start using that instead where it can. It really
whips the pants off the slow fork()+exec() implementation in cygwin.

In fact, if just bash used it I'm sure already you'd notice an

Oh and at this point I'd like to wave bzr in the svk v git discussion :)

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans

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