slow startup after upgrade

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Feb 27 09:57:00 GMT 2015

On Feb 26 16:00, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> 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

Shall I point out the error in your expression, or would you think this
is totally unnecessary?

Just saying...

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