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Re: Fix for slow process output processing (please test).

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: Fix for slow process output processing (please test).
Date: 05 Jan 2004 19:52:04 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
> > Date: 05 Jan 2004 16:57:14 +0100
> > > 
> > > I suppose that process-adaptive-read-buffering isn't really needed
> > > on Windows,
> > 
> > Since Windows is slow, anyway?
> I think the reason is that Windows never feeds Emacs with such small
> chunks from a pipe.

Maybe, but my understanding was that big chunks would still be
reasonably fast using the new code, so we should try to find
out. Perhaps there is a bug in our version of select that does not
handle this situation properly, or perhaps the new buffering code needs
further improvements.

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