[Vm-dev] faster snapshot support in VM?

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 00:53:53 UTC 2009

2009/7/17 Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de>:
> Nicolas Cellier wrote:
>> Apart being dependent on another feature of the OS, do you know any
>> reason why this would not work?
> Well, there is the small matter that fork() doesn't exist on Windows. And no
> equivalent functionality either. Cygwin might emulate this but I have severe
> doubts as to whether this would work reliably in non-trivial cases (i.e.,
> threads using sockets etc) and I can almost guarantee that it's going to be
> very, very slow if it worked at all.

Yeah, and instead of this, i'd rather look for a ways to optimize
cold/warm startup code.
Many classes ignoring this difference and doing all things from scratch.

> Cheers,
>  - Andreas

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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