Cygwin and AVG

Ken Brown
Sat Nov 13 17:49:00 GMT 2010

On 11/13/2010 12:21 PM, Angelo Graziosi wrote:
> 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?

I've noticed the same thing.  I've also started seeing problems that 
look like BLODA.  I just uninstalled AVG and am trying Avast instead.


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