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Re: starting cygwin shell

On Sun, Apr 07, 2013 at 06:16:17PM +0000, Gene wrote:
>Thomas Wolff <towo <at>> writes:
>> Am 07.04.2013 09:42, schrieb Gene:
>>>I am new to cygwin.  I am trying to create a .bat file so I can start
>>>cygwin from w7 windows menu.
>>Cygwin install creates a "Cygwin Terminal" icon on your desktop in in
>>your Programs menu.  You can drag or (with Control-) copy it anywhere
>>in menus where you want it.  Is that what you need?
>>>Second question:
>>>I am running below code and shell dissapear.  I could catch the message
>>>before it happens.  Do you know what seems to be a problem?
>>>for k in `ls` do print "here is $k" done
>>$ type print print ist /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/system32/print So you
>>effectively tried to print files called "here is ..." with a Windows
>>tool.  You probably meant this instead: echo "here is $k"
>Yes, script should be as below.  However, the question is: if it's w7
>compatible, why it's going down.  I was able to catch the message:
>save: fork_level=1 SetHandleInformation() failed: fd 0 handle 0x3 type
>2: Th e parameter is incorrect.

That error message doesn't seem to be coming from Cygwin.  I have
grepped the Cygwin DLL and *sh* and don't see it anywhere.

Are you possibly using other binaries besides Cygwin ones?

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