why must cygwin be first in path?
Fri Feb 4 09:44:00 GMT 2000
--- Steven Schram <email@example.com> wrote:
> Basically as a porting layer so I can use GNU software. Why do you ask?
I was trying to determine if you were using Cygwin for it's intended purpose
(adding a POSIX layer on top of Win32) or if you were just using it for the
User Interface portion. If you don't need the POSIX layer I was going to
suggest that you look at Mingw and the links at
> I tested "sh -c make -f makefile.mk" and it does the same thing as before.
> I see the same results when executing from a bash shell started from a cmd
> shell. If I execute bash from cygnus.bat pointed to by a shortcut, I don't
> get the delay.
Hmm. Interesting. Are the environment variables that are set by the
cygnus.bat file, already existing in your Win32 environment?
> If I really want to chase this down, it looks like I will need to dive into
> Make with gdb.
Possibly, but that would lead you to debugging Cygwin as well.
Earnie Boyd < mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org >
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