We run a server (Win2k) with several tools on it. The workstations (XP) all have their PATH set to include that folder.
When we run a tool (e.g.
grep) from a DOS box on a workstation, sometimes there is a long delay (up to a minute) before the tool runs. After the delay everything happens as normal. The subsequent runs don't have the delay, even when run from another DOS box.
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This scenario always produces the delay. We are working on a tool in a particular folder on the server. The tool is edited and compiled on one workstation in a DOS box that is positioned in the folder where the tool is built, and then run, the delay is always there. The following run is fine. So regenerating the EXE results in the delay.