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Re: executing an executable
On 2007-09-16, Cole Radcliffe wrote:
> "Cole Radcliffe" wrote:
> > I do an ls -la and I see I have an executable called "executable.exe".
> > I chmod to 777. Then I try to type "execut" and I press tab and it
> > does not find it. When I type in the entire name and press enter, bash
> > says the command is not found! It works fine on cygwin-x.
> Type ./executable or set your PATH variable to include "." (the latter
> is usually not recommended, even in cygwin, I think).
> And try to read up about PATH.
> Regards -- Markus
> I tried "set PATH=.:$PATH" and that did not work. When I echoed the
> $PATH I realized that that command had no effect. What am I doing
Cygwin's default shell is bash and bash does not use 'set' to set
environment variables. Just execute this:
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