Cygwin and AVG

Angelo Graziosi
Sat Nov 13 17:22:00 GMT 2010

After the update from AVG9 Free to AVG 2011 Free, I notice a great slow 
down using Cygwin. A few applications, like 'wget' and 'python', are 
marked as 'malaware' by the new AVG (surely false positives), and now 
building things take much more time. For example, a full bootstrap of 
Emacs, takes more than an hour. Under AVG9, instead, it took *only* 
about 25 minutes.
Has Cygwin people ideas/tricks on how avoid this?
Perhaps is time to change AV?


(PS. I have already flagged these problems to AVG people, but didn't got 

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