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Re: CYGWIN-1.1.0 trouble: 40 to 80 sec delay if no network connection

Sounds like you've the network paths in your environment PATH.  AFAIR, this has
always been a problem.  Try removing the networked paths from PATH before/after
starting bash.


--- Ulrich Jakobus <> wrote:
> Hello,
> last week I upgraded from CYGWIN B21 to the new net release 
> CYGWIN 1.1.0. I have absolutely no trouble when my computer 
> is connected to the network (Ethernet). However, this is a
> notebook computer running under Windows NT 4.0 service pack 6,
> and whenever I work at home I do not have a permanent network
> connection.
> The following effect is fully reproducable:
>   If I disconnect my network cable and want to execute any
>   CYGWIN command (e.g. open a bash shell, type "ls" in a DOS
>   window, execute "make" from within emacs etc.), I have to
>   wait for about 40 to 80 seconds, then I get the correct result
>   (e.g. if I type "ls" only after 40 to 80 sec I get the list
>   of files, no error or so is printed). As soon as I attach the
>   network cable again, I get an immediate response. I also
>   can open a bash shell (also delay 40 to 80 sec), but then
>   inside this bash shell I can execute CYGWIN commands and 
>   get an immediate response. The same problem applies to 
>   applications that I compile with gcc.
> Does anybody else observe this problem? Any idea how to fix it?
> I did not have this or similar problems with CYGWIN B21.
> Thanks,
> Ulrich
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