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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] libpatch hack WAS: --forward mostly harmless

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] libpatch hack WAS: --forward mostly harmless
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 19:57:00 +0100
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On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 10:37:52AM -0700, Eric Wong wrote:
> Since the performance I was looking for is fairly disappointing at
> initial use, I don't plan on continuing this myself.  Maybe users of
> operating systems with a less-efficient fork() could try this out and
> improve upon it.  I don't think I'll be gaining anything from it, and
> attempting to maintain patch would be too much for me.

I seriously doubt that you will find a platform where it will
help. patch is run too infrequently and for too long for fork()
overheads to matter.

  .''`.  ** Debian GNU/Linux ** | Andrew Suffield
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