Warren Young
Wed Dec 31 04:36:00 GMT 2008

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I think the only reason to use cygwin.bat is to set the cygwin
> environment variable before bash starts.  There's no way to do that
> with a shortcut is there?

In this case, it could be one of MinTTY's settings, because it can set 
up the environment before calling bash.

For that matter, MinTTY could also provide GUI access to bash command 
line flags, a way to change the login shell by modifying /etc/passwd, etc.

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