Verrry slooowww when PATH is set to 60 directories

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Mon Mar 6 12:18:00 GMT 2000


--- "Guy T. Moore Jr." <gmoore@openmarket.com> wrote:
> I am getting extremely slow execution of make.exe when I set my
> PATH inside the Makefile to about 4000 characters long (total of 60 different
> directories)
> inside a Cygwin v1.0 window on WinNT 4.0.
> 

This is known.  Keep the path minimal.  Directories on networked drives are the
slowest.  You can modify PATH for cygwin by exporting a modified path from the
~/.bashrc file.  This way you can leave the Windows PATH alone.



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