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Re: master 2c79a8f 2/2: Use posix_spawn if possible.

From: Alan Third
Subject: Re: master 2c79a8f 2/2: Use posix_spawn if possible.
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 22:05:19 +0000

On Fri, Nov 12, 2021 at 08:42:57AM -0500, Aaron Jensen wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2021 at 6:48 AM Philipp <p.stephani2@gmail.com> wrote:
> > For now I did the second part.  There's a small slowdown on GNU/Linux 
> > (because posix_spawn performs a few additional safety checks), and a large 
> > speedup on macOS, see the attached plot
> Great, thanks. I've added the patch to the homebrew installed
> emacs-plus for version 28, which is one of the more popular ways of
> installing Emacs on macOS. I believe a future version of emacs-mac
> will have the patch applied too, so there's not necessarily a rush to
> patch 28 and we will be getting some testing.

I think emacsformacosx.com builds dwarf pretty much any other macOS
builds in terms of user-base, and IIRC they're totally vanilla, so we
still might want to install this on the release branch only for macOS.
Alan Third

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