tcsh inheriting path from windows

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Dec 20 17:07:00 GMT 2004

On Dec 20 08:50, Marc Schafer wrote:
> I can't get tcsh to correctly inherit my path from windows.  The spaces 
> in things like "Program Files" get turned in :'s  If I use bash instead, 
> then everything works fine.
> I read many of the threads on the mailing list and people seem to 
> suggest that you have to remove these from your path or set them 
> manually in your .tcsh.
> Is there any way to make this work correctly?  Why does it work under 
> bash and not tcsh?

tcsh is not bash.  Try

  set path = ( $NEW_PATH:q $path:q )

The ":q" is the secret.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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