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RE: setup takes a long time




Jon Turney sent the following at Wednesday, January 31, 2018 9:02 AM
>On 31/01/2018 06:18, Fergus Daly wrote: [...]
>>
>> The setup program does seem to take a long time, even when it just
>> means "update" and even when there's nothing to update.  Here's what
>> happens in unattended mode:
>
> These tasks are supposed to identify when they have no work to do, and
> do nothing quickly.  It seems that is not always the case.

Recently brought up:
https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2018-01/msg00274.html

It seems that this behavior is by design.
https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2018-01/msg00275.html

FWIW, I still wouldn't mind having a command line option that skips
rebase and postinstall scripts when nothing has been updated.

Thanks,

- Barry
  Disclaimer: Statements made herein are not made on behalf of NIAID.