Git status delay
Mon Nov 20 17:05:00 GMT 2017
Greetings, Richard H Lee!
> I have an issue with git where it hangs for 10 to 20 seconds on several
> commands, including "git status". For me this is reproducible on a fresh
> install of Cygwin x64 in Windows 7.
> I get the feeling I am doing something wrong on my end as "git status"
> is a very commonly used command, yet I see no mentions of this on the
> Cygwin mailing list.
> Using gdb I can see git hang in the function validate_headref on an
> lstat call. validate_headref pretty much does what it says and validates
> the HEAD reference file. validate_headref is called multiple times for
> different candidate paths for the HEAD reference file, e.g. ".git/HEAD"
> etc. For some reason the path "//HEAD" is checked and this is causing a
> delay. Paths starting with "//" are treated in Cygwin as CIFS paths and
> the delay comes from the timeout when Windows tries to resolve the
> hostname "HEAD" to a server.
> Subsequent executions of "git status" return immediately as I guess the
> resolution of "HEAD" as a hostname is cached.
> I don't recall having this problem previously.
> Does anyone else experience this issue?
Is this (or a remote system) an AD member? If names resolution is a culprit,
try setting up cygserver, it may speed up name resolution.
With best regards,
Monday, November 20, 2017 20:01:40
Sorry for my terrible english...
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