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Re: Very slow Cygwin startup on Windows 7

Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!

>> >> [...]
>> >> If you are accepting suggestions, and up for some experimentation, try this:
>> >> 
>> >> # getent passwd $(id -u) > /etc/passwd
>> >> # getent group $(id -G) > /etc/group
>> >> # echo -e "#\npasswd: files db\ngroup: files db\n" > /etc/nsswitch.conf
>> >> 
>> >> and start bash without cygserver running. Just for test.
>> >> The idea is to have "your" groups in files so that in simple case of (just
>> >> startup" Cygwin don't have to talk to DC all too much. If at all.
>> >> 
>> >> You'd still need to run cygserver to benefit from long-time caching, though.
>> > Do you feel up to the task to extend the FAQ entry
>> >
>> > with a description of your solution?
>> Sure, if that was really a solution. I'd prefer to hear from Dennis first.

> Thanks.

> There's also the patch in Cygwin which *might* help to fix this issue in
> a default configuration without having to tweak /etc/nsswitch.conf.
> That would be the preferred solution, I guess.  Just creating a test
> release for that...

I've seen that part of conversation, and I'm considering it in my writeup.
Already got an off-list confirmation from someone else, by the way.

Andrey Repin ( 13.02.2015, <01:43>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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