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Re: bash "pregnant pauses" revisited (B19 on NT 4.0)
Arndt Schoenewald wrote:
> D:\>echo %PATH%
> And this is from a fresh bash window launched via cygnus.bat:
> Cygnus Cygwin32 B19
> bash-2.01$ echo $PATH
> But even if I had a stale network drive in PATH, this wouldn't explain
> why the prompt is often delayed when I just hit <RETURN> on an empty
> line -- why should the shell search the PATH when there's no command
> to execute and the prompt is a constant string?!
In my case it tried to interpret a Drive named Y as a hostname. Maybe
You should "mount -b D: /D", after that //D will be automatically
reduced to /D and can't be misunderstood as a hostname. Give it a try.
Matthias Morche (mailto:email@example.com)
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