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Re: Opening new cygwin window with arguments
On 1/11/2012 7:37 PM, Gary Johnson wrote:
I am using cygwin 1.7.9-1 per cygcheck.
mintty -e tail -f foo&
The -e is optional, but I like keeping my mintty commands consistent
with those I write for other terminals.
I tried using mintty and it looks better than the default window the
launching cygwin puts up. But I noticed that if I "vim" a file, nothing
happens. When I control-C out, I can see that actually something did
happen as there is a ".whatever.swp" file created. For the heck of it, I
tried under an x shell (?hope I have my terminology right?) via
"startxwin &" and had the same vim experience (no file opening but a swp
Is this one of these situations where I need to find a gvim and use
that? I see under setup that there is a gvim 7.3.353.1 available, but
wanted to make sure this was the advised solution before adding it.
Thanks in advance,
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