slow startup after upgrade

Andrew DeFaria
Fri Feb 27 03:05:00 GMT 2015

On 2/26/2015 2:34 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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.

Chill man! First off I wasn't complaining - I was simply pointing out

Secondly, why didn't I just install from a test release? Because like 
most of us here I have a real job and occasionally fires happen which I 
need to drop everything else and help put out. I've never installed a 
test release and though I was about to look into it, emergencies cropped 
up, alright?
Andrew DeFaria

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