/bin mount point and sh.exe
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999
--- Mark Peterson <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have chosen the "identity mount" setup and mounted
> as shown below. I have mounted c: as /c as well, but in this case it
> is umount-ed at the moment.
> It is important that sh.exe be able to find itself to execute shell
> scripts. So I went so far as to put a few critical programs like sh,
> ls, cat, rm, etc in
> c:\bin to see if sh.exe could always find what it needs.
> This is the question:
> At DOS with paths set up so that the H-i586-cygwin32/bin directory can
> be found, should I be able
> to simply type:
> sh ls
> and get a directory? As it is, sh cannot find ls in this way. Is this
> bad syntax, or is this normal behavior?
Yes, this is bad syntax. `sh -c ls' would give you what you're looking for.
OTOH, if you have the paths in PATH in DOS format then at the DOS prompt you
should be able to just type `ls' to get a POSIX style directory listing.
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