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Re: How to execute bash file under /usr/bin despite setting PATH="/us r/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:$PATH"
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <blytkerchan at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 13:30:26 +0100
- Subject: Re: How to execute bash file under /usr/bin despite setting PATH="/us r/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:$PATH"
- References: <E753DE009440D611B64600021EF1F1DD6224B5@nt-mail.krautkramer.de>
On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 10:43:23AM +0100, Nguyen, Huu-Dung wrote:
> Please help me to understand Cygwin because i am an unexperienced user of
> I want to start some bash files or *.exe under /usr/bin so i have set in my
> profile file
> and put my bash files or *.exe under /usr/bin but i can not start them from
> anywhere in the Cygwin session.
Did you perchange put your files in c:\cygwin\usr\bin ? (assuming you installed
If so, you should know that the c:\cygwin\bin directory is mounted to /usr/bin,
which makes the contents of c:\cygwin\usr\bin invisible from within the Cygwin
environment. This is by design. Move the files to c:\cygwin\bin and you should
Note that in all this, I assume you've installed Cygwin's root in c:\cygwin. If
it's in q:\tralala (which is possible, of course) replace every instance of
c:\cygwin above with q:\tralala.
> Why and what can i do to start them from anywhere in the Cygwin session ?
If the above doesn't help, look at http://cygwin.com/problems.html to know
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