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[AUCTeX-devel] Re: doc/wininstall.texi

From: Christian Schlauer
Subject: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: doc/wininstall.texi
Date: Sat, 21 May 2005 18:11:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (windows-nt)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Christian Schlauer <address@hidden> writes:

[ I wondered why cygwin is called `slow'. ]

> The tools _are_ quite slower, and yes, that makes them look bad.
> Complain to Cygwin, but given all the emulation layers they use, it is
> unlikely that this will change.  That is _very_ noticeable when you
> are using Cygwin Emacs/XEmacs as compared to the native compilations.

Okay, I see. I use a native Emacs from and only
command-line tools from Cygwin (and those usually just for `small
things'). Thanks for the explanation.

>> I (and probably the first-time AUCTeX user, too) don't understand
>> what `slower' means. `Larger' means that the download will take
>> longer, so that is something I understand. But slower?
> Benchmark and compare to MSYS.

Ah, I believe you and skip that ;-)

Christian Schlauer

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