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Re: chere suggestion

Don't know if you're subscribed to cygwin-talk, so Cc'ing you for now.

On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Cary Jamison wrote:

> Igor Peshansky wrote:
> > As DaveK alluded to, this has gotten way off-topic for the main Cygwin
> > list.  Redirecting to the cygwin talk list, where anything goes
> > (beware of the hippos).
> That's fine...I thought my original suggestion was on topic, but I agree
> this is mostly basic windows howto stuff now.
> >>  How did you get it under the 'send to' menu?
> >Right-click on "Start" and choose "Explore".  "Send To" is a folder that
> >should be right above "Start Menu".  Just drag your shortcut there.
> Ahh, it's that easy!  I'm just a misplaced Unix hacker I guess...

Heh, you can be both if you just take the time... :-)

> > Try simply putting the following
> >
> > C:\cygwin\bin\run.exe C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --login -c xemacs
> >
> > as a shortcut in the "Send To" menu.  I don't use xemacs, though, so
> > the above is untested.
> > Igor
> Perhaps I was getting hung up with the cygpath -a stuff.  I assume your
> way just opens it up in the specified directory so there isn't any path
> problems?

Nope.  My way actually supplies the full Win32 pathname to the program.
Vim simply understands it in its raw form (that's why I said xemacs may
not work).

> I'll play with it some, as long as the hippos don't get me first!

The hippos around here are a friendly bunch -- always ready to drop in...
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