CYGWIN_NOWINPATH (was Re: /etc/profile: avoid multiple /usr/bin in PATH)

Achim Gratz
Mon Sep 5 17:44:00 GMT 2016

Jim Reisert AD1C writes:
> CYGWIN_NOWINPATH is not working for me.
> CYGWIN_NT-10.0-WOW AD1C 2.6.0(0.304/5/3) 2016-08-31 14:27 i686 Cygwin
> d:\>printenv | grep CYG
> CYGWIN=nodosfilewarning
> When I start bash, I still get my full Windows path as part of the
> bash path.  Am I missing something?

Most likely.  This setting is used in /etc/profile and it seems you
start bash in a way that doesn't source it.  Your first shell should
really be a login shell.  See 'man bash', section invocation.

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