find_fast_cwd Error Using DS9 with Cygwin 1.7.28 (Windows 8.1)

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Mar 20 16:12:00 GMT 2014

On Mar 19 17:58, Greg Mosby wrote:
> Hi,
> Has anyone else seen the error below when using the imaging program
> DS9 from Cygwin's bash terminal?
> 0 [main] ds9 6644 find_fast_cwd: WARNING: Couldn't compute FAST_CWD
> pointer.  Please report this problem to
> the public mailing list
> I have actually used DS9 through Cygwin before without this error in
> previous versions. But, I'm setting up a new machine and using a newer
> setup_x86 (1.7.28). Any tips would be appreciated.

Exactly.  Any tips would be appreciated.  See my reply to an earlier


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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