Andy Koppe
Wed Dec 31 18:30:00 GMT 2008

Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:

> Yes, but there's the complication of "CYGWIN=" settings that have to be set
> before the Cygwin DLL even loads.  

Thanks for pointing that out.

>> 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.
> It could be glorious!  Well, or overachieving ;-).

Yep, I'd rather stick to core functionality. Well ok, and just a little
helping of pointless eye candy. :)

Bash options can already be set on the command line passed to mintty, or
of course within bash itself. If there was special support for bash in
the terminal, than why not for tcsh, zsh, vi, emacs, ...


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