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Cygwin extremely slow after updating from 1.5.1 to 1.7.5
- From: Jet Thompson <jet at whidbey dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 01:00:02 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Cygwin extremely slow after updating from 1.5.1 to 1.7.5
It is now taking over 30 seconds for bash to come up,
whereas in 1.5 it would take 1-2 seconds.
Doing an ls of my ~ directory takes 5 seconds.
Running a cucumber test takes 5-6 minutes.
Any idea what could be causing this?
At this point, I can not use Cygwin for development.
Not feasible to use such a slow environment.
Hope someone may have some good ideas.
I am using an older XP machine, but still it is
dual 2.8 Xeon processors, 800MHz bus, 7200rpm
sata hard drive with 8MB cache. It is painful
to see such dismal performance.
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