Which command to bump when M$ is non-posixish
Suhaib M. Siddiqi
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999
I have no idea!
I have never gotten any conflicts betweeb the X.exe which have common names
under Windows and Cygwin.
At my end it happens only, if I intentionally include C:\WinNT
in PATH in cygnus.bat or .bashrc.
Of course everyone has his/her own requirements and preferences, therefore
he/she must decide what is best for him/her.
>There are a few places where X.exe exists both as a WinDos builtin and a
>standard GNU command installed with Cygwin.
>Now, one of the commands can be renamed (or deleted ;-) or the path can be
>set to choose one over the other (most of the time, for the Dos prompt).
>My requirement is that a WinDos machine with Cygwin installed function
>first as a Windos platform PC then as a DOS machine and lastly as a Posix
>machine. (When I feel the need for speed or whatever, I reboot to
>Therefore I leave cygwin at the end and move the parts I need to
>Does anybody think that Cygwin should install itself at the front of the
>Path environment variable?
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