Cygwin.bat (was: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: libreadline7-7.0.3-3)

Achim Gratz
Sat Jul 29 01:55:00 GMT 2017

Eric Blake writes:
>> As in "C:\cygwin64\Cygwin.bat" that can be found after a regular install of
>> Cygwin
> Oh, that one doesn't show up under 'cygcheck -p', so it must be created
> by setup.exe.

It's created by the postinstall script of base-files.  The source for it
lives in /etc/defaults/Cygwin.bat in case you're wondering.

>>> It's short:
>>> @echo off
>>> setlocal enableextensions
>>> set TERM=3D
>>> cd /d "%~dp0bin" && .\bash --login -i
>> Uh, no? Mine looks like this. Again this is the file installed by
>> Cygwin, not
>> something I have home brewed:
>>    @echo off
>>    C:
>>    chdir C:\cygwin64\bin
>>    bash --login -i
> Odd that there are two different flavors of the file - but the point
> remains that they are doing pretty much the same thing: starting bash.

You have the test version of base-files installed, Steven has the
release version.

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