2008/12/17 Alex 2k8 <abc3def / gmail.com>:
>> ruby 1.8.7 (2008-08-11 patchlevel 72) [i386-cygwin]
> Probably cygwin is not calling the same OS functions.

Yes, that's a likely explanation.

> For normal ruby results was:
>  ~ 1.16 sec
>
> For patched ruby:
>  ~ 1.00 sec
>
> Not a big advantage, but any way. Going to see if in more complex
> situations this can be more valuable...

I don't think it's worth the hassle.  Just my 0.02EUR...

Kind regards

robert


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