bash very slow in cygwin 1.7.16-1 Win7/64 bit

Ken Brown
Mon Oct 1 16:39:00 GMT 2012

On 10/1/2012 12:16 PM, Adam Kessel wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Gregory M. Turner <> wrote:
>> Did you at least try chainging your ${HOME} to somewhere normal and seeing
>> what happens?  Perhaps SkyDrive has some feature that makes Cygwin crazy.
>> For example, your cygwin could have inotify listeners on ${HOME} which could
> Yeah, I tried setting ${HOME} to /cygdrive/c and "c:\" and even just
> "/" with no change in results.

I don't know if this has anything to do with your problem, but I 
wouldn't call any of these settings of $HOME "normal".  I think most 
people leave $HOME unset, in which case it gets set to /home/username 
during a Cygwin session.


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