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Re: Cygwin command line takes a long time to start
On 26 July 2010 00:26, David Antliff wrote:
> Thanks everyone - using these tips I was able to determine that
> bash_completion was actually running twice - once by
> /etc/profile.d/bash_completion.sh, and again by my own .bash_profile,
> which was modifying the path prior to invoking it so that apps in my
> ~/bin were picked up. I don't actually have anything useful in there
> any more so it's really just a bunch of old stuff I brought over from
> my Linux config.
> I've tidied it up now. I now get the bash prompt after about 5
> seconds, rather than 10. Disabling bash_completion completely gives me
> a prompt in less than 1 second, but I do quite like bash_completion so
> I'll live with that.
FWIW, zsh with fancy completion enabled starts in one to two seconds
for me. Not suggesting that switching shell is an easy fix though.
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