Cygwin slow on x64 systems

Christopher Faylor
Wed Sep 8 15:13:00 GMT 2010

On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 01:54:14AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 02, 2010 at 01:10:56AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Wed, Sep 01, 2010 at 10:28:35PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>>>On Wed, 2010-09-01 at 17:20 -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Sep 01, 2010 at 03:19:15PM -0500, Heath Kehoe wrote:
>>>> >If I put the original cygwin1.dll (1.7.7) back, everything works again. 
>>>> >I also have sources, and built the latest from CVS, and that cygwin1.dll 
>>>> >fails in the same way.
>>>> Sorry about that.  It should be fixed now.
>>>Services refuse to start with the 20100901 snapshot.  fork() does seem
>>>to be faster, though (Win7 x64 RTM).
>>sshd WJFFM, on XP at least.
>...but I can duplicate it on Vista 64.  I'll fix it tomorrow.

This turned out to be more difficult to diagnose than I thought so it is
not yet fixed.


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