setting cygwin PATH

John Morrison
Mon Apr 30 17:30:00 GMT 2007

On Mon, April 30, 2007 6:24 pm, Fungazid wrote:
> Hello to you the cygwin people,
> I'm working with cygwin.
> I added a directory "/home/T-COFFEE/bin/" to PATH by:
> export PATH=/home/T-COFFEE/bin:`printenv PATH`

$PATH is easier than the `printenv PATH` bit :)

> I typed it in the cygwin command line. after that
> 'printenv PATH' showed the new directory. But the new
> directory remained only temporarily (it disappeared
> after closing cygwin).
> How do I change it permanently ? (I tried to copy the
> .bashrc to my HOME directory, and messed up with it)

echo 'export PATH=/home/T-COFFEE/bin:$PATH' >> .bashrc


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