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Re: getting emacs in cygwin
On 6/27/07, Larry Hall (Cygwin) <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Wynfield Henman wrote:
> I tried using "run.exe" as you suggested in "cygwin.bat" but it does
> not work. The issue is not emacs, but the initial login terminal.
Why are you starting emacs from cygwin.bat?
I am not.
You are the one that suggested that by using it one would avoid the cmd.exe box.
And the only time that is a problem is when starting up cygwin and only then.
Why would you use a MS Windows GUI to run a cygwin program?
'run.exe' is designed to be run directly from the Windows GUI (not from
any console/terminal). If you've already started a console or terminal,
it's really not needed.
I guess you got confused since there were two different points being
Regarding the dos box, when starting cygwin initially. Because we
already have a putty terminal emulator which is superior.
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