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cjf wrote in <20030511002234.GD17951@redhat.com>
in gmane.os.cygwin on Sat, 10 May 2003 20:22:34 -0400:
> >> >Could be my imagination, but even seems a
> >> > little slower.
> >> That *would* be your imagination.
> >Maybe not.
> >If you start up bash.exe directly by double-clicking it or by putting
> >bash.exe in a shortcut, then only one process is created.
> >If you use cygwin.bat, then under Windows NT/2k/XP you first have a
> >CMD.EXE process created and then a bash.exe. The CMD.EXE sits around
> >doing nothing until the bash.exe process exits.
> > [snip]
> Translation: Except for a neglible startup cost, it's probably his
Negligible on a modern PC. Noticeable on some of the kit I've got
(who seldom parts with a working computer)
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