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RE: Problems with .EXE files overriding shell scripts in PATH.
- To: "'Mark Hadfield'" <m dot hadfield at niwa dot cri dot nz>
- Subject: RE: Problems with .EXE files overriding shell scripts in PATH.
- From: "Sergio Del Rio" <sdelrio at home dot com>
- Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2001 14:14:18 -0700
- Cc: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Reply-To: <sdelrio at home dot com>
The output from uname -a is:
CYGWIN_NT-5.0 SDELRIO 1.1.8(0.34/3/2) 2001-01-31 10:08 i686 unknown
Sergio Del Rio
Templates 4 Business Inc.
From: Mark Hadfield [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: April 30, 2001 2:09 PM
Subject: Re: Problems with .EXE files overriding shell scripts in PATH.
> Sergio Del Rio wrote:
> > For the most part, all shell scripts that I have are found by bash if
> > are in the PATH.
> > I am trying to write a script that overrides an existing SQLPLUS.EXE
> > that is also in the path. I created a script called sqlplus and placed
> > into /usr/local/bin which is the first thing in the path. What I notice
> > that the sqlplus shell script is not getting executed at all, the system
> > executing the SQLPLUS.EXE program which is found later on in the path.
Cygwin *used* to do this. (The current Net release doesn't. I don't recall
when it was fixed.)
What version are you running?
National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research
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