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Re: Environment variable mixing when starting non-cygwin GVIM from within cygwin terminal?
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 16:15:24 -0500
- Subject: Re: Environment variable mixing when starting non-cygwin GVIM from within cygwin terminal?
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 01:04:28PM -0800, reckoner wrote:
>I usually start the non-cygwin gvim.exe via the rxvt cygwin console
>doing something like:
>% gvim filename.py
>the problem is that, when inside GVIM, when I do:
>:py print os.environ['PATH']
>I see a lot of cygwin paths which messes up the Python path that GVIM
>wants to use. Is there a way to start gvim.exe so that this doesn't
>happen? Note that I can avoid this situation by starting GVIM in a plain
>vanilla CMD window, or from a standard window shortcut, instead of using
>the cygwin terminal.
Why not just set PATH to whatever you want prior to running your windows
version of gvim? You could even make an alias:
alias gvim='PATH=WHATEVER /path/to/your/gvim'
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