Once more: performance on Vista

david.gross@imperial.ac.uk david.gross@imperial.ac.uk
Thu Oct 18 14:41:00 GMT 2007


I'm running a current version of cygwin on my new Dual Core laptop under
Vista Business. Even though I've disabled UAC, Firewall, Defender and any
kind of virus/spyware software, the performance of some kinds of
operations is extremely poor.

In particular, shell scripts (e.g. "configure" scripts) are ridiculously
slow, as is "make" on large projects. I suspect that either file
operations or the invocation of programms take a long time, but I'm not

Any hints would be greatly appreciated.


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