slow startup after upgrade

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Feb 26 23:24:00 GMT 2015

On Feb 26 14:21, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> On 2/26/2015 12:24 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Feb 26 12:04, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> >>On 2/25/2015 4:12 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> >>>On Wed, 2015-02-25 at 15:52 -0800, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> >>>>Can somebody summarize where we're at here. I've been noticing all this
> >>>>email about slow startup and I'm excited by the inclusion of domain
> >>>>accounts using /etc/nsswitch.conf, etc. I downloaded a newer version of
> >>>>Cygwin a few weeks ago (I'm seeing 1.7.34) and I experienced the
> >>>>slowdown myself. Unfortunately I'm too busy to actively participate but
> >>>>it looks like some good progress has been made. Should I update or is
> >>>>everything still in snapshots?
> >>>
> >>>Fixes are in snapshots, as well as test releases (currently 1.7.35-0.4)
> >>>which can be installed with setup*.exe.
> >>
> >>Hmmm... says:
> >>
> >>You cannot use Cygwin Setup to install a snapshot.
> >
> >Hmmm... maybe you should try to read Yaakov's entire sentence?
> >
> >
> >Corinna
> >
> It is not clear from Yaakov's sentence that the phrase "which can be
> installed with setup*.exe" applied to test releases, snapshots or both.

So why didn't you just look for the test release in setup then?  I don't
see how complaining about the exact wording of a mail trying to be
helpful(!) does improve your situation.


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