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Re: Cygwin extremely slow after updating from 1.5.1 to 1.7.5
- From: Matthias Andree <matthias dot andree at gmx dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 17:59:43 +0200
- Subject: Re: Cygwin extremely slow after updating from 1.5.1 to 1.7.5
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Am 12.07.2010 03:00, schrieb Jet Thompson:
> 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?
Virus, Spyware and similar scanners, and broken software.
> 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.
ls isn't representative, as it uses stat() which is painfully slow on Cygwin.
If bash is slow to start, see if uninstalling bash-completion fixes it.
For me it helped quite a bit.
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