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Re: cygwin B20 installation
On Sat, Jul 24, 1999 at 05:21:30PM +1000, Tim Davidson wrote:
>By clicking on the "Cygwin B20" icon, you are really just running one
>of the many unix-like utilities (albeit a very important one) that
>comes with the Cygwin package. The utility is "bash", a shell which
>allows you to run commands interactively or via shell-scripts (much
>more powerful than DOS batch files).
>You don't have to use bash, the Cygwin utilities can be run from a
>DOS box under Windows 9x/NT.
>For more details, have a look at the FAQ
>Re the missing /tmp warning:
>At the bash prompt, just enter the command
> mkdir /tmp
>or from a DOS box
> mkdir C:\tmp
Actually, more precisely, first run the cygwin 'mount' utility, find
out which drive and directory is being used as root and create a tmp
directory under that.
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