Thorsten Kampe thorsten@thorstenkampe.de
Wed Dec 24 08:24:00 GMT 2008

* Andreas Pfister (Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:05:56 +0100)> 
> I have a question regarding the startup procedure of cygwin.

Cygwin is not an application. You cannot "start" Cygwin.

> I tried to put an .login file into my home folder with an simple  
> command in it an suggested that this will be executed after starting  
> up cygwin but nothing happened.

Cygwin is not an application. You cannot "start" Cygwin. You probably 
started a (bash) shell.

> Any ideas or approaches to get that  work ?

Read the man page of your shell. Especially the section about files at 
the end.


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