From: Jeff King <email@example.com> To: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> Cc: Taylor Blau <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, Jeff Hostetler <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] Makefile: drop builtins from MSVC pdb list Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 10:32:31 -0400 [thread overview] Message-ID: <20200814143231.GA4167031@coredump.intra.peff.net> (raw) In-Reply-To: <nycvar.QRO.email@example.com> On Fri, Aug 14, 2020 at 04:18:37PM +0200, Johannes Schindelin wrote: > While all four methods work, the only one that is regularly used with the > `make install` command is the first one. > > The location you modified is in the `MSVC` part of `compat.mak.uname`, > i.e. in the Visual C part. > > We originally had a tentative plan to eventually, maybe, build Git for > Windows using Visual C by default. However, it turned out that the > standard malloc in Visual C's runtime was tuned for other workloads than > Gits, and that nedmalloc performed better, and we originally could not get > nedmalloc to compile with a modern Visual C, so we stopped that effort. > > That's why you still have support for `make MSVC=1 install`. > > Since it seems not to be too much trouble, I would prefer to keep it > working for now, even if it is rarely exercised and regressions might > creep in (like the ones you fixed). Ah, thanks. That perfectly explains what is going on and why it might not have been noticed. I agree it is not too much trouble to keep it around for now. -Peff
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-08-14 14:32 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2020-08-13 14:55 [PATCH 0/5] slimming down installed size Jeff King 2020-08-13 14:57 ` [PATCH 1/5] Makefile: drop builtins from MSVC pdb list Jeff King 2020-08-13 15:04 ` Taylor Blau 2020-08-13 15:08 ` Jeff King 2020-08-13 16:37 ` Derrick Stolee 2020-08-13 17:40 ` Jeff King 2020-08-14 14:18 ` Johannes Schindelin 2020-08-14 14:32 ` Jeff King [this message] 2020-08-17 4:42 ` Johannes Schindelin 2020-08-17 13:20 ` Jeff Hostetler 2020-08-13 14:58 ` [PATCH 2/5] make credential helpers builtins Jeff King 2020-08-13 15:08 ` Taylor Blau 2020-08-13 15:14 ` Jeff King 2020-08-13 17:55 ` Junio C Hamano 2020-08-13 14:59 ` [PATCH 3/5] make git-bugreport a builtin Jeff King 2020-08-13 17:01 ` Derrick Stolee 2020-08-13 17:38 ` Jeff King 2020-08-13 18:25 ` Junio C Hamano 2020-08-13 18:47 ` Junio C Hamano 2020-08-14 10:13 ` Jeff King 2020-08-14 14:25 ` Johannes Schindelin 2020-08-14 10:05 ` Jeff King 2020-08-13 18:01 ` Junio C Hamano 2020-08-14 14:28 ` Johannes Schindelin 2020-08-15 6:38 ` Jeff King 2020-08-17 12:12 ` Emily Shaffer 2020-08-17 16:58 ` Junio C Hamano 2020-08-17 21:40 ` Jeff King 2020-08-17 12:16 ` Emily Shaffer 2020-08-13 14:59 ` [PATCH 4/5] make git-fast-import " Jeff King 2020-08-13 15:00 ` [PATCH 5/5] drop vcs-svn experiment Jeff King 2020-08-13 15:11 ` Taylor Blau 2020-08-13 15:18 ` Jeff King 2020-08-14 14:39 ` Johannes Schindelin 2020-08-14 15:11 ` Jeff King 2020-08-13 15:13 ` [PATCH 0/5] slimming down installed size Taylor Blau
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