Unacceptable behavior -- slowing down script execution

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Fri Sep 17 23:21:00 GMT 2010

On 9/17/2010 6:46 PM, SJ Wright wrote:
> The above message:http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2010-09/msg00568.html I
> have found other messages that discuss the 100% CPU load issue in previous
> versions of Cygwin. No wonder no one's bothered to answer my questions yet --
>  evidently one should take it as read that anything fancier than cmd.exe as a
>  terminal emulator will do this.
> Okay, so here's QUESTION #6: Why should a bash script call up sh.exe, not
> once but as many as three times, as processes in Task Manager when run in the
> current version of Cygwin?
> As for the slowdown in script execution: I've pondered using ssh, scp and ftp
> to do all my heavier-load script running remotely to my Linux laptop.
> QUESTION #7: Am I the only one who thinks this shouldn't be necessary?
> Here's hoping I've piqued someone's interest.

Here's a thought:

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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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