Re: Compilation speed on Windows (was: Re: GTK+ for Windows MSVCRT dependency?)

I wrote:
 > This is on a quite fresh XP SP2 machine, with recommended security
 > fixes, and very little third-party software yet installed

Hmm, forgot to mention Symantec AntiVirus... which brings up the
quesiton, could it be your antivirus (or maybe anti-adware) software
that causes the slowdown for you? (Even if it for some reason shows up
for Explorer?) One might think that anti-adware software could install
some hooks to look especially closely at any "installers" being
run. Although, one wonders how long it can take for adware writers to
get the hint and start calling their installers something else than


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