Torsten Bögershausen wrote:
> On 2013-06-25 23.18, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Johannes Sixt <> writes:
>>> Some context: This is about a patch by Ramsay that removes the
>>> "schizophrenic lstat" hack for Cygwin. Junio, can you please queue that
>>> patch in pu?
>> Sure.  Thanks.
> First of all,
> thanks for the work.
> Here some "benchmark" results, 
> (The test run of the test suite did the same amout of time).

The test suite runs noticeably faster for me.

> But:
> git status -uno in real life takes double the time,
> git 1.8.3 compared against "pu with the vanilla l/stat"
>     1 second ->  2 seconds on linux kernel
> 0.2 seconds -> 0.4 seconds on git.git 

Hmm, OK, I guess I will have to try something else. Sigh :(

> Do we have any known problems with the current implementation ?

Yes. The next branch is currently broken. (see reply to Junio)

> Does speed matter ?
> One vote to keep the special cygwin functions.
> (And have a look how to improve the core.filemode)

I don't understand this (parenthetical) comment; could you
elaborate on this.

Ramsay Jones

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