Send command and parameters into cygwin.bat
Sun Sep 17 13:38:00 GMT 2006
Ugh, top-posting... Reformatted.
On Sun, 17 Sep 2006, mocs wrote:
> Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> > <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#TOFU>. Reformatted.
> > mocs wrote:
> >> mwoehlke-2 wrote:
> >>> mocs wrote:
> >>>> Ive would like to edit my cygwin.bat so a command into "cygwin" starts
> >>>> automatically with a document and some parameters, how should i write?
> >>> 'man bash'
> > > Now I can start an application in cygwin with a single command:-)
> > >
> > > @echo off
> > > C:
> > > chdir C:\program\cygwin\bin
> > > bash --login -i -c %xmds
> > >
> > >
> > > But how should I write if I want to start the application with a
> > > certain parameter or input file?
> > >
> > > What I would like to do is to run the following command "xmds -i
> > > c:\path\ring.xmds".
> > I see nothing wrong with the command you propose, with the exception
> > that I recommend POSIX paths if 'xmds' is a Cygwin app.
> Unfortunately it doesn't work.
> I thhink its because that xmds doesnt get the parameter or the input
> file sent from the command prompt in "dos-mode" in to the bas shell in
> cygwin. If I edit my .bat-file and write "xmds -parameter inputfile"
> then it works but I need to be able to change the inputfile without
> editing my .bat-file, and yes it doesnt work without " ".
If you are asking how to pass parameters from a batch file infocation to
an application called within that batch file, you're better off asking in
a Windows or batch programming forum.
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