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Re: run.exe fails to run my application
- From: Vladimir Levijev <dimir at core dot ee>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 19:07:18 +0200
- Subject: Re: run.exe fails to run my application
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Monday 27 December 2004 18:56, george young wrote:
> [cygwin X-startup-scripts-1.0.10-2]
> I can not get run.exe to run my application. The app runs ok directly
> from the DOS prompt(with the annoying dos box). It runs from the cygwin
> prompt. But put 'run' in front of the command and I get an error dialog
> Error: could not start E:\cygwin\usr\local\bin\xapp.py
> "Run" fails the same invoked from either the cygwin or dos prompt.
> Run works fine with xterm.
> The app's directory is in the system path. Same failure happens
> whether invoked with full path or just the app name. (assoc and ftype
> have been twiddled to get the python script xapp.py run by
> When I do "run xapp.py" the error message contains the full pathname,
> so it is *finding* the executable. The error message is different if
> I give it a non-existant file name.
> What could cause this? How can I debug this problem?
> Does run keep a cache of executable names/paths somewhere that I might
> need to flush?
> -- George
How about making batch file, in a Cygwin.exe style, containing:
--Start batch file--
start /min bash --login -c "./xapp.py"
--End batch file--
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