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Re: Cygwin is VERY slow now
And then Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
If there is a short-running command (e.g., ls, cp, id) that gets
noticeably slower after the hotfix, an interesting piece of data would be
the output of strace on that command, both with and without the hotfix.
The funny thing is that I have this hotfix on my WinXP Pro SP1 laptop,
and _generally_ things are fast enough, but _occasionally_ some small
command (e.g. diff of a couple of small files) will hang for about 10
seconds before executing.
(Immediately re-executing it seems to make it work OK, so I'm guessing
this may not really be Q811493 in action at all, but more likely
something like the gethostname() thing. But I may still uninstall the
hotfix anyway, since I never run my laptop connected to a public
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