Fwd: Re: Fwd: [Bug c++/14563] octave built under Cygwin very slow]

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Fwd: Re: Fwd: [Bug c++/14563] octave built under Cygwin very slow]

James R. Phillips-2
--- "John W. Eaton"  wrote:

>
> On  9-Aug-2005, Shai Ayal wrote:
>
> | I think the problem is that the --disable-sjlj-exceptions is not a
> | compiler flag, rather it is a flag you give when you compile the
> | compiler. Thus to test it one would have to get the souces of GCC
> | 3.3.3 and compile it on cygwin with the above flag, than use this
> | compiler to compile octave. This is a very time consuming effort since
> | compilation on cygwin are painfully slow -- on my P4 with winXP it
> | take several hours to compile octave -- I don't know exactly how many
> | since I always just leave it overnight
>
> Does the Cygwin DLL also use exception handling?  If so, I suspect
> that you would need to compile it with the same compiler so that the
> exception handling model matches the one used by applications that
> depend on the Cygwin DLL.  But I'm not sure of the details, so that
> might not be required.
>
> jwe

I am forwarding this to the [hidden email] mailing list so that the cygwin
experts can comment.

Jim Phillips