Very slow Cygwin startup on Windows 7

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Feb 18 13:10:00 GMT 2015

On Feb 18 11:56, Dennis Hagarty (dehagart) wrote:
> Hi Corinna,
> > You didn't reply to my suggestions.  But, anyway.  Due to the nice
> >report in I now
> >came up with a new Cygwin test release 1.7.35-0.3, see
> >
> Sorry, maybe I got a bit confused - didn't mean to :-)
> I replied to your previous entry just now.
> It turns out that I can get the same info from Windows with:
> Cmd> gpresult /R
> And I have 83 items in my security group list - so 83 is correct.
> >Can you please try this test version without cygserver, and with
> >the passwd and group settings in /etc/nsswitch.conf set to
> >
> >  passwd: db
> >  group: db
> > It would be very interesting to know if this improves the situation for you.
> Just did it for 1.7.35-0.2 - I haven't seen 0.3 turn up at a mirror site yet.

It's only just uploaded so it might take another while, depending
on your mirrors.  According to Roger's results in and, the real problem
hadn't been fixed in the 0.2 test release, so you might give 0.3
another chance.


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