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Re: ls.exe slow down in cygwin 1.3.13 (a followup from the "ls problem" thread last november 2002)
- From: "Carlo Florendo" <carlo at astra dot ph>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 09:49:23 +0800
- Subject: Re: ls.exe slow down in cygwin 1.3.13 (a followup from the "ls problem" thread last november 2002)
- References: <019d01c33ed0$40f343f0$200aa8c0@thorin> <3F001668.B6DF89CF@dessent.net>
The TZ environment variable is not defined in my system. I've tried setting TZ=CST-8, then reloading cygwin, but it still does not
show any improvement. Any more hints?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Dessent" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 6:52 PM
Subject: Re: ls.exe slow down in cygwin 1.3.13 (a followup from the "ls problem" thread last november 2002)
> Carlo Florendo wrote:
> > I've tried stracing the output of "ls -l" and I've attached the output of strace too.
> > An observation on the output of strace is that the delay starts when line 442 is printed.
> > Line 442 of the strace output is:
> > 104 1970355 [main] ls 2012 _open: -1 = open (/usr/local/etc/zoneinfo/posixrules, 0x10000)
> > I'm wondering what this zoneinfo/posixrules is. The file does not exist in my installation.
> One of the time library functions (i.e. ctime() or localtime() or
> strftime(), etc) apparently looks for those files to determine time zone
> information. Mine does it too, but it doesn't take anywhere near as
> It looks like you have $TZ set to CST-8, just for kicks why not try
> "unset TZ; ls -l" just to see if it makes any difference at all.
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