Speed of KDE

David Sharp david.m.sharp at btopenworld.com
Fri Jul 18 11:52:44 CEST 2003

I am using Cygwin to switch from being a Linux user to being a Windows 
user. This way I get to keep my scripts, my QT programs, etc. Using 
Cygwin I get to use my linux programs side by side with windows ones.

Varchas Ramila Subrahmanya wrote:

> Hello all,
>             I was using cygwin on win nt. The speed was so slow that 
> every action would take atleast a minute .... Got irritated too much 
> and hence shifted to proper linux.
> BTW, my reply was not a reply to the question, could anyone let us 
> know why is it slow?
> Regards
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     *From:* David Sharp <mailto:david.m.sharp at btopenworld.com>
>     *To:* For developers interested in porting KDE to Windows using
>     Cygwin <mailto:kde-cygwin at mail.kde.org>
>     *Sent:* Friday, July 18, 2003 6:03 AM
>     *Subject:* Speed of KDE
>     Is KDE under windows slow because of the Cygwin layer or because of X
>     windows?
>     What's the latest news with trolltech and licencing native windows
>     compiles for this project?
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