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RE: Bash extremely slow when started via task scheduler

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

> From: Jason Tishler []
> >Why not use cron instead?
> >
> >Jason
> Thank you for suggestion but it's an application server managed by
> non-UNIX 'mouse users' which may manually start the task, so it should
> be simple for them.
> It seems that not having an output window slows down the script
> dramatically on each 'echo'.
> As workaround I started the script with another bash (to access cygwin
> /dev/null) , it work just fine now but it's a bit ugly (bash forking
> bash...) so any better idea will be appreciated:
> Before:
>         bash myscript
> Has been replaced by:
>         bash -c "bash myscript >/dev/null </dev/null"
> I really don't know why 'echo' is behaving like this.
> Pascal

You could put an "exec >/dev/null 2>&1 </dev/null" at the top of the
script instead.
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