--- David L Norris <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-05-30 at 10:03, David L Norris wrote:
> Replying to myself, this is surely a sign of something...
> Let me know if you need to build under Cygwin... Should be no
> to support, I think. I try to ward people away from Cygwin emulation
> where possible because it seriously impacts performance and tends to
> very buggy.
Agreed on the performance. I have not had a "buggy" episode in quite
some time. However I use Cygwin because (1) I am forced to do windoze
and I WILL NOT CONFORM, and (2) I can use my website's scripts verbatim
and only set a couple of envvars differently. My website runs on
So I have the entire system checked into our version control system,
have a sandbox on my laptop, and can test/modify/develop from my living
room couch (I don't yet have a wireless hub...but even then the VPN
connection to work is brutally slow...).
Having SWISH-E behave nicely in Cygwin would complete my
> I should clarify that you would also need native libxml2, pcre, and
> zlib builds.
I'm quite sure that all this compiles under Cygwin.
The big problem from what I can tell (though, I don't claim to be a
Cygwin developer...just a user) is that the swish-e blindly converts
command paths using '\' on _WIN32. I think simply implementing Bill's
suggestion (PATH_SEPARATOR) would work, but I have not looked into
So, should I consider working on a patch?
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Received on Sat May 31 02:43:18 2003