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RE: all commands start up sloooooow......
- To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com, Carl Thompson <cet at carlthompson dot net>, Frank Merenda <FMerenda at vetexchange dot com>
- Subject: RE: all commands start up sloooooow......
- From: Frank Merenda <FMerenda at vetexchange dot com>
- Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2000 11:44:21 -0400
- Cc: Cygwin List <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
that also helped more, thanks!
setting my CYGWIN variable also helped a lot.
thanks everyone for your help!
Frank Merenda | Senior Software Engineer
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Earnie Boyd [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, June 16, 2000 9:50 AM
> To: Carl Thompson; Frank Merenda
> Cc: Cygwin List
> Subject: Re: all commands start up sloooooow......
> What I've noticed on this issue is that if I disable the
> Virus Scanner speed
> improves at an unbelievable amount. WITIH is that the Virus
> Scanner is warned
> anytime a file is touched and goes to check for changes and
> ends up slowing
> down the entire works.
> --- Carl Thompson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Frank Merenda wrote:
> > > ...
> > > there's loads more here, and I can't wait to use it all. but EVERY
> > > tool that I start up starts extremely slowly. There's
> delays in every
> > > command. I also notived that when I do a "ls" on a
> directory with a
> > > lot of files there's a large delay, but the second time
> I do a "ls"
> > > the files list quickly.
> > >
> > > can anyone help me with this? I would love to be able to
> move on to
> > > the new version. Thanks in advance!
> > I've noticed the same thing myself, but I believe it
> happens for any program
> > you run, not just those that come with Cygwin. It's just
> more noticeable
> > when programs are run from the bash prompt. Once a program
> is started,
> > subsequent startups are reasonably fast.
> > The interesting thing I've noticed is that it happens on
> only one of my two
> > Windows 2000 machines. The are both identical recent
> installs of the OS and
> > Cygwin. The only difference I can think of is that on the
> "slow" one I have
> > installed VC++ 6.0 but on the "normal" I have not. Are you
> running VC++ or
> > any other Microsoft development software?
> > > Thanks,
> > > Frank Merenda | Senior Software Engineer
> > Carl Thompson
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