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executing an executable
- From: "Cole Radcliffe" <coleradcliffe at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 15:36:31 -0500
- Subject: executing an executable
"Cole Radcliffe" wrote:
> I do an ls -la and I see I have an executable called "executable.exe".
> I chmod to 777. Then I try to type "execut" and I press tab and it
> does not find it. When I type in the entire name and press enter, bash
> says the command is not found! It works fine on cygwin-x.
Type ./executable or set your PATH variable to include "." (the latter
is usually not recommended, even in cygwin, I think).
And try to read up about PATH.
Regards -- Markus
I tried "set PATH=.:$PATH" and that did not work. When I echoed the
$PATH I realized that that command had no effect. What am I doing
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