find, ksh, and job control

Suhaib M. Siddiqi Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999


>But are there really enough command name conflicts to justify all that? I
>haven't really checked, but the only one I'm really aware of is find, and
>the windows find command is pretty useless anyway.

After a little back and forth writing you are basically syaing the same
*Windows find is useless.*

If you have Windows Nt UNIX option pack installed then there are a whole lot
of conflicts if you add Cygwin to your WinNT path.

>Personally, I am
>perfectly happy putting the cygwin bin in my path ahead of windows or
>but if there are other name clashes, perhaps another method is warranted.

If I rememebr correctly, a while ago, some user wrote he deleted cmd.exe and
replaced is by bash.exe.  I think it is all personal preferences what you
like to see, do and are used to of.

>Rick Rankin
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Suhaib M. Siddiqi [ mailto:Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com ]
>> Sent: Saturday, March 13, 1999 6:01 PM
>> To: Rick Rankin;
>> Subject: Re: find, ksh, and job control
>> >> If you are on NT do not include Cygwin to PATH.  Best start Cygwin by
>> >                   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> >Why not? I have it in my path because I want to be able to run cygwin
>> >commands from bash or from cmd.exe.
>> >
>> I can also run cygwin commands from cmd.exe.  For this purpose, I created
>> another batch file, called cygnus-dos.bat and replashed the *bash* with
>> *cmd*  If I start NT cmd.exe using this my *cygnus-dos.bat* file,
>> I can use
>> all of my cygwin commands from cmd.exe prompt, and stll do not get any
>> conflicts.
>> --SMS
>> >Rick
>> >--
>> >Rick Rankin
>> >
>> >

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