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RE: Open bash at the current explorer directory?


It should be /etc/profile (note the absense of ".") and ~/.bash_profile.
I think ~/.profile is used by ksh...

On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, Tackett, Galen wrote:

> I must be missing something.
> I added the registry entries plus the profile entries, both for
> /etc/.profile and ~/.profile.
> Now, the right-button menu command "Open with command prompt" works just
> wonderfully (if the resulting cmd.exe window can actually be described with
> that word), but "Open with Cygwin shell (rxvt)" just gets me an error window
> showing (in the title bar) the path of the folder I tried to use, and the
> error message "This file does not have a program associated with it for
> performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Options control
> panel."
> (By the way, when John's message says .profile I assume he means
> .bash_profile since the registry mods invoke bash?  Out of sheer ignorance
> (I'm not a unix or shell weenie at all) I just added the .profile stuff to
> both files.)
> John Doucette wrote:
> > Sorry Frantisek et al,
> >
> > Mea culpa. You are correct.  I was not using a .profile at all, thanks for
> > pointing out the problem.  I have rearranged things and retested with a
> > .profile.  I placed
> >
> > (etc)

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