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Re: Bash extremely slow when started via task scheduler

On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Pensa, Pascal wrote:

> Hi,
> As it's my first post, I hope I'm in the right list for my question, if
> not I apologize and hope you'll tell me on which list I may ask (I
> didn't have access to newsgroups from my location, only mail)
> I'm trying to schedule a bash script via the MS task scheduler, this
> works well when the user set in task scheduler is the same as the logged
> user, but if I change the user to any other account, the scripts becomes
> *extremely* slow. Each time bash forks a command in the script it takes
> approx 2 seconds before the command really executes.
> I searched through the faq and this list's history but didn't find
> relevant response, so I hope you can help me.
> I tried to start bash in --norc --nologin, and after with --login, and
> tried various combinations with no success, the script remains slow as
> soon as the user logged on is not the same user set in the task
> scheduler.
> Any idea ?
> The system is an win nt4 domain controller + all sp/patches, and of
> course the latest cygwin (defaults packages installed, no more, no less)
> Regards,
> Pascal Pensa

Make one of the tasks start "strace -o bash_task.strace bash ..." instead
of simply "bash ...", and look at the resulting bash_task.strace to see
where the time goes.
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