Mintty/tmux hangs for 1 minute on startup - seems to be a forking issue

Takashi Yano
Sun Feb 2 08:59:00 GMT 2020

On Sun, 2 Feb 2020 08:31:51 +0000 (UTC)
"Anon User via cygwin" wrote:
> Same behavior as mintty, tmux, the previous test case, with TaskManager's analyze wait chain saying it's waiting on Network I/O.
>  $ ./a.exeStarted.
> ** 1 min wait here **
> CreatePseudoConsole() end.ClosePseudoConsole() end.

>From this result, it seems that this is not a cygwin problem.
But your system has a problem regarding CreatePseudoConsole() call.

I guess Microsoft's OpenSSH server also behaves the same.

Takashi Yano <>

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