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Re: Performance on Win32 vs Cygwin

From: Reini Urban <rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at>
To: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Performance on Win32 vs Cygwin
Date: 2004-10-14 19:40:59
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Magnus Hagander schrieb:
> IIRC, previous versions of postgresql (< 8.0) did not correctly sync
> disks when running on Cygwin. I'm not 100% sure, can someone confirm?
> 8.0 does, and I beleive it does both under native win32 and cygwin.

yes, sync is a NOOP on cygwin.

> It's been my experience that the native version is slightly faster than
> the cygwin one, but I've only compared 8.0 to 8.0.

Sure. This is expected. Cygwin's interim's layer costs a lot of time. 
(process handling, path resolution)
Reini Urban

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