Cygwin filesystem

Wes S wess@acegroup.cc
Mon Sep 18 18:24:00 GMT 2006


On 18 Sep 2006 at 15:44, Francis Rossi wrote:

> for practical reasons.
> The problem with the folder Cygwin is installed to is that when you're
> looking for some files on your hard disk, that directory takes a lot of
> time in the search because of dozens of thousands files, especially in
> /usr.

The next time you install cygwin, partition your drive to have a 
drive letter just for the cygwin install and then exclude that drive 
letter from searches.

Wes Szumera



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