[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Building under windows

From: Tatsuro MATSUOKA
Subject: Re: Building under windows
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2018 01:36:48 +0900 (JST)

--- markus.muetzel
> Some months ago, I installed the "Ubuntu App" for the Windows subsystem for
> Linux and successfully compiled Octave with it. 
> Installing the App is as easy as hitting the "Install" button in the Windows
> Store.
> The instructions for compiling Octave are the same as for a "real" Ubuntu.
> With an installed X-Server for Windows (I used VcXsrv), it even runs with
> the GUI. I thought that plotting was possible too. But testing that now, it
> crashes the X-Server.
> A real downside is that all file operations seem to be incredibly slow.
> Thus, compilation took quite some time. This might be a local system thing
> (maybe antivirus?).
> To get a true native Windows application, cross-compiling with MXE Octave is
> still necessary. I never tried that with the "Ubuntu App" however.
> Personally, I went back to running Ubuntu in a "real" VM because that seemed
> to perform much faster.
> It would be interesting to hear other's experience.
> Markus

I have tried to build octave 4.4.1 on wsl using using ubuntu 18.04.  Slow build 
on wsl relys on slow fork on wsl.  That is similar to slow fork  on cygwin. 
fork in wsl is faster than that on  cygwin.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]