Why /usr/bin/*.dll must be executable?

De-Jian Zhao dejian.zhao@gmail.com
Sat Apr 21 03:37:00 GMT 2012

On 2012-4-21 3:06, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 20/04/2012 14:02, De-Jian Zhao wrote:
>> When I type "cyg" and Tab, many executables starting with "cyg" are listed
>> (Display all 262 possibilities? (y or n) y). I find that many of them are
>> *.dll libraries under /usr/bin/. This is inconvenient to find the real
>> executable applications (*.exe).
> 'export EXECIGNORE=*.dll' is a cygwin extension to bash to tell it you don't
> want to see those pesky dlls.
> See /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/bash.README
Cool! That's just what I need! Thanks, Jon.

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