[kaffe] Re: GNU Classpath java.util.zip patch - To Merge Or Not To Merge

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Sat Dec 28 22:18:43 PST 2002

Mark and Janice Juszczec wrote:
>> What conclusions should we draw? Here are mine:
>> * pro:
>> - fixes large bunch of cygwin problems
>> - works without much slowdown on i386-linux-jit3
>> * contra:
>> - delays program startup on arm-linux-jit by at least
>> 30 seconds.
>> - delays program startup on arm-linux-intrp by more
>> than a minute.
>> - uses more memory than native zip solution, between
>> 2~6 MB.

I'm an embedded developer.   We would probably prefer to use
the native zip, as we must support older processors
with not much RAM or CPU speed, especially if you're
talking 30 to 60 seconds slowdown on program startup!

I walked in on this a little late, but I would hope
there are other ways around the cygwin problems.
- Dan

Dan Kegel
Linux User #78045

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