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Re: Transmitting PATH-like variables to DOS programs
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2002 18:11:09 -0500
- Subject: Re: Transmitting PATH-like variables to DOS programs
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On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 12:53:07PM -0800, Ihab A.B. Awad wrote:
>I'm using tcsh on my Win2k box, and I do a lot of development in Java.
>As a result, I use CLASSPATH a lot.
>Now, with PATH, Cygwin automatically converts the value it inherits from
>the Windows environment to Unix format, and also converts it back to
>Windows format when invoking a Windows *.exe or *.bat file. I find this
>especially useful when I can _update_ my PATH in a Cygwin shell script,
>in Unix format, and then have the updated value inherited by a Windows
>program that I invoke from the script.
>I would like this to happen with other variables as well -- notably, my
>Does Cygwin have a setup file somewhere, where the names of PATH-like
>variables are stored? Or is there some other mechanism whereby I can
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