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Re: Building under windows

From: Tatsuro MATSUOKA
Subject: Re: Building under windows
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2018 07:57:20 +0900 (JST)

----- Original Message -----
> From: Tatsuro MATSUOKA <address@hidden>
> To: mmuetzel <address@hidden>; "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> Cc: 
> Date: 2018/8/26, Sun 01:36
> Subject: Re: Building under windows
> --- 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.
> Tatsuro

>> To get a true native Windows application, cross-compiling with MXE Octave 
> is
>> still necessary

I tried this before but I abandon to do it because it is very very slow.
It is better to prepare real linux PC to purchase corei5 PC from net auction.
(I do it)


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