weird problem with cygwin prompt:
Wed Jun 15 08:19:00 GMT 2005
On 15/06/05, Thorsten Kampe <email@example.com> wrote:
> * Richard Copley (2005-06-14 21:02 +0100)
> > On 14/06/05, Thorsten Kampe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> * wen (2005-06-14 14:55 +0100)
> >>> it shows bash-2.05b$ when i double click on cygwin.
> >>> in general, it should show something like this
> >>> Administrator@hdcad-002
> >>> in the 1st case, i cannot use ls.exe command while it lies under the folder
> >>> C:\cygwin\bin
> > That probably shouldn't happen.
> What shouldn't happen? You actually don't know which of the one
> hundred possible interpretations of "I cannot use ls.exe" he means.
Which of those are supposed to happen, and which not, then?
> > In such cases, I usually don't worry
> > about finding out what exactly has happened. I move the stuff I want
> > to keep from my home directory to somewhere outside Cygwin's
> > directories (hopefully not forgetting any config files I've
> > customized). Then I use setup.exe to uninstall everything, then I
> > delete 'C:\Cygwin' (or whatever) using Windows Explorer, probably give
> > it a reboot for luck, then run setup.exe again to reinstall
> > everything, and move my files back.
> You forgot to delete the HKLM/HKCU settings.
Thanks. Still worked though.
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