find, ksh, and job control

Suhaib M. Siddiqi Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com
Sat Mar 13 16:41:00 GMT 1999

I think you should not use autoexe.bat and consig.sys on Win NT.  Are you
Win NT or Win 95/98?

If you are on NT do not include Cygwin to PATH.  Best start Cygwin by
Cygnus.bat and do not add WinNT or Windows to PATH in Cygnus.bat.


-----Original Message-----
From: David's Lightspeed Email <>
To: <>
Date: Saturday, March 13, 1999 7:36 PM
Subject: find, ksh, and job control

>                                    March 13th, 1999
>All right, thanks everyone for the feedback.  Yes, the problem with "find"
>was just that my path found the dos version first.  Following, Henry's
>suggesion, I changed this to gfind, and this has fixed the problem
>As regards job control, please disregard my previous message.  The BASH
>shell "fg", "bg" and "jobs" commands all seem to work fine, and I have no
>complaints except that my Ctrl-Z suspension doesn't work.
>Concerning the Ksh, it is actually pretty important that I get this one
>working today.  Corinna has suggested that I may have my Cygwin package
>installed improperly, but I do not think this is the case:
>    *The Cygwin directory is "cygwin" from the root.
>    *I've kept the original directory structure intact(yes, even the
>"H-i586-cygwin32" ones)
>    *The sh.exe and cygwin1.dll files have been copied to the "/bin"
>    *My autoexec.bat file includes the Cygwin Binary
>directory(C:\cygwin\H-i586-cygwin32\bin\) in the path.
>        (I just found out yesterday that using %PATH% in this file can
>some major memory problems. . . Does anyone else know more about this?}
>    *Autoexec.bat also adds the following line:"set TERM=CYGWIN"
>    *The config.sys file has the following line: "SHELL=C:\
>/e:4096 /p"
>I added the config.sys line, due to the "out of environment space" error
>Should the SHELL variable here be /bin/sh.exe instead?
>I also have to learn NT and MS SQL in the next week before I start work.
>Wish me luck.
>Peace to you all.
>                                     David L. Painter
>                                     ph: (559) 292-5366 * 3
>                                     fax:(559) 292-0410
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