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Re: [Q]Windows PATH is not working..

Heyho :)

Bernard Dautrevaux wrote:

Well, I felt the same way - I thought I should
investigate this but not until the weekend. I
hoped that someone will shed some light in the
meantime :)

> I must say I'm a bit puzzled; I never look at it, but WIN32 path work very
> well for arguments to programs but, I just test it now, they don't work for
> executables in bash ;-(
> Just a small test:
> ~> c:\\WINNT\\system32\\notepad.exe
> bash: c:\WINNT\system32\notepad.exe: command not found
> ~> c:\\WINNT\\system32\\notepad
> bash: c:\WINNT\system32\notepad: command not found
> ~> ls -l c:\\WINNT\\system32\\notepad.exe
> -rwxr-xr-x    1 Administ Aucun       46352 Nov  6  1996
> c:\WINNT\system32\notepad.exe
> ~> notepad
> ~> mount
> C:\bin on /usr/bin type system (binmode)
> C:\lib on /usr/lib type system (binmode)
> C: on / type system (binmode)
> As can be seen my install is a little bit unusual (due to the need to mix
> win32-native tools and cygwin tools without bothering too much with path
> names) as I installed cygwin in the root of C:, but apart from that its
> quite standard. 
> However I don't have a clue to why this doesn't work.

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