[Lazarus] filesystem timing Linux vs Win

michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Sat Nov 27 18:42:51 CET 2010



On Sat, 27 Nov 2010, J├╝rgen Hestermann wrote:

>
>> Calling the system to ask for the last-modification time that often (even 
>> with all/most data cached by the OS) would take that long on Windows, while 
>> under Linux it wouldn't even take a single second...
>
> But how does it come that there can be such a difference doing nearly the 
> same things on Linux and Windows? I can't believe that Windows is *such* a 
> bad design. They all cook with water I think.

Who said slow linking performance has anything to do with the file system ?

if I remember correctly, then it has more to do with the huge number of 
symbols in the windows unit which are by default smarlinked. 
Since all programs depend on it, all programs compile slow.

But like I said, the compiler people should check this.

Michael.


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