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From: Ray Donnelly <mingw.android@gmail.com>
To: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Cc: Rich Felker <dalias@libc.org>, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, musl@lists.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Regression: git no longer works with musl libc's regex impl
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2016 19:00:30 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAOYw7duf6VbtB3eL-z2b6TL+Wc7PRuARpfi-nwANnF9N0-2NBA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.20.1610041915320.35196@virtualbox>

On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 6:16 PM, Johannes Schindelin
<Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Rich,
>
> On Tue, 4 Oct 2016, Rich Felker wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Oct 04, 2016 at 06:08:33PM +0200, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
>> > Hi Rich,
>> >
>> > On Tue, 4 Oct 2016, Rich Felker wrote:
>> >
>> > > On Tue, Oct 04, 2016 at 11:27:22AM -0400, Jeff King wrote:
>> > > > On Tue, Oct 04, 2016 at 11:08:48AM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > > 1. is nonzero mod page size, it just works; the remainder of the last
>> > > > >    page reads as zero bytes when mmapped.
>> > > >
>> > > > Is that a portable assumption?
>> > >
>> > > Yes.
>> >
>> > No, it is not. You quote POSIX, but the matter of the fact is that we use
>> > a subset of POSIX in order to be able to keep things running on Windows.
>> >
>> > And quite honestly, there are lots of reasons to keep things running on
>> > Windows, and even to favor Windows support over musl support. Over four
>> > million reasons: the Git for Windows users.
>>
>> I would hope that in the future, git-for-windows users will be using
>> musl, via midipix, rather than the painfully slow and awful version
>> they're stuck with now...
>
> Git for Windows actually uses the MSVC runtime, which is blazing fast.
>
> You are probably confusing Git for Windows with Cygwin Git.

To be fair, Cygwin Git isn't *that* slow, though I look forward to the
day when MSYS2 can use the native-Windows/GfW version instead
(including your rebase-in-C changes)

>
> Ciao,
> Johannes

  reply	other threads:[~2016-10-04 18:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-10-04 15:08 Rich Felker
2016-10-04 15:27 ` Jeff King
2016-10-04 15:40   ` Rich Felker
2016-10-04 16:08     ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-04 16:11       ` Rich Felker
2016-10-04 17:16         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-04 18:00           ` Ray Donnelly [this message]
2016-10-04 17:39       ` [musl] " Rich Felker
2016-10-05 11:17         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-05 13:01           ` Szabolcs Nagy
2016-10-05 13:15           ` Rich Felker
2016-10-04 22:06       ` James B
2016-10-04 22:33         ` Rich Felker
2016-10-04 22:48           ` Junio C Hamano
2016-10-05 13:11           ` Jakub Narębski
2016-10-05 16:15             ` [musl] " Rich Felker
2016-10-05 10:41         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-05 11:59           ` James B
2016-10-05 16:11             ` Jeff King
2016-10-05 16:27               ` Rich Felker
2016-10-06 10:44             ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-06 19:18       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2016-10-06 19:23         ` Jeff King
2016-10-06 19:25           ` Rich Felker
2016-10-06 19:28             ` Jeff King
2016-10-06 22:42         ` Ramsay Jones
2016-10-07 11:30           ` Jakub Narębski
2016-10-04 16:01   ` Johannes Schindelin

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