slow startup after upgrade

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Feb 11 08:53:00 GMT 2015

On Feb 10 15:52, Warren Young wrote:
> > On Feb 10, 2015, at 2:38 AM, Corinna Vinschen <> wrote:
> > 
> >  "Starting a Cygwin shell is slow, what's going on?"
> > 
> > I'd not be overly grudgy if somebody wants to come up with a FAQ text…
> I’m not entirely sure I understand the problem, but I’ve attached a
> starting point.
> I’m pretty sure the issue brought up in this thread isn’t the only
> possible cause of slow launches.  DNS can do it, too, and I suspect if
> I wracked my brain some more on it, I could come up with other causes.
> The DocBook isn’t validated.  It may need to be adjusted before it
> will let the FAQ document build correctly.  It might also be good to
> include olinks or ulinks to other parts of the Cygwin docs.

Thanks a lot.  I added this to the FAQ in CVS with just the changes
necessary to make it a FAQ entry.  If somebody has to add something,
feel free to send text.


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