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Re: naive request: Cygwin and Windows/DOS program
- To: "Reynolds, John" <John dot Reynolds at sciatl dot com>
- Subject: Re: naive request: Cygwin and Windows/DOS program
- From: "Jerome G. Benoit" <jgmbenoit at wanadoo dot fr>
- Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 12:35:53 -0600
- CC: "'cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- References: <EB6F76479113D31183530008C7911CE4035ACB80@mxatl10.sciatl.com>
> "Reynolds, John" wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jerome G. Benoit [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2000 1:31 PM
> > To: Cygnus list
> > Subject: naive request: Cygwin and Windows/DOS program
> > Is there a simple trick to use Windows/DOS program under
> > e.g. I want to use my favorite Windows editor [namely WinEdt] under
> > bash,
> > but unfortunetly I cannot use carelessly because of links,mounts,...
> I use vim in this way. I just need to make sure the drive its on is
> mounted (my c:\ is / and my e:\ is /e) and the vim executable is in my
> What kind of problems are you having?
As said in a previous email,
I you want something that translated the command line arguments between
the two environments: bash script seems the simpler way to do that.
I wonder if we can use the maple Windows command line `cmaple.exe' or
with bash as subshell.
If I lauch cmaple under Cygnus/bash and hit the RETURN key twice,
I get the message:
syntax error, control character '\e' unexpected
if I do the same thing under DOS I get no message.
Beside the cursor mechanism seems bogus under bash.
Furthermore if I type `system(ls);' (under bash) I get a Blue Screen,
under DOS `system(dir);' works.
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