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RE: cygwin (pipes?) VERY slow on Windows Server 2003 / AMD Athlon 64

----Original Message----
>From: Larry Hall
>Sent: 13 April 2005 16:45

> At 06:52 AM 4/13/2005, you wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I've been trying to understand why startup and certain commands of my
>> cygwin installation are very slow, and it seems to come down to the
>> pipes. 

> Actually, you ran with Cygwin 1.5.13 for this test despite the fact that
> you actually installed 1.5.14 via 'setup.exe' the last time you ran it.
> But I expect that's of little consequence.  I could not reproduce the
> problem on W2K Pro or XP Pro with either 1.5.13 or the latest snapshot
> (4/12).  I don't see anything obviously wrong with your configuration
> but there's something going on here.  

  Yes, but isn't it likely to be the same problem with incredibly slow pipes
(that was for some people causing bash to take forever to process its .rc
files at startup) that everyone was reporting here a week or ten days ago?

  IOW, I expect the OP is correct: there was a known bug a short while ago
in cygwin that made pipes incredibly slow.  It should be fixed now, so try a

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