running bash as an right click option for directories

Jan-Friedrich Mutter
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999

My current Setting is:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Xterm here\
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Xterm here\command
    (Standard) = perl C:\MyPath\ "%1" invokes the xterm (run rxvt.exe -e bash) within a bash (should I
paste my Perl Script in here?). Problem is that %1 contains only the short
pathnames, i.e. "C:\Progra~1". This makes the prompt ugly.
Maybe your '/k' hint could be the solution. I have to check this.


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Von: Raju K. V. <>
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Datum: Freitag, 14. Mai 1999 13:19
Betreff: running bash as an right click option for directories

>hi all,
>please read the foll. registry trick
>To create a new right-click option to open a command
>prompt window at the directory you are currently working from.
>Open your registry and find the key below.
>Create a new sub key called 'CommandPrompt' as in
>[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\CommandPrompt]. Change the value of
>'(default)' within the key to equal the text you would like on the
>right-click menu, for example 'Command Prompt Here'.
>Create another new sub-key under the key created above, name this subkey
>'command' as in:
>[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\CommandPrompt\command]. Change the
>value of '(default)' within this key to:
> /k cd "%1"
>Now my question is I want to do the same with bash. Can somebody tell me
>what command line I should give to perform th eabove operation with bash?
>Thanks in advance,
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