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Re: Is there a 'ping' in Cygwin?
* Hughes, Bill (2003-10-17 13:31 +0200)
> Apologies if this is as dumb as it seems to me, but is 'ping' available in
> Cygwin from the prompt?
> I have almost everything installed, and short of using the perl or ruby
> modules I don't seem to have any ping available in Cygwin.
> $ ping cygwin.com
> bash: ping: command not found
Same as under Windows, NetWare, Linux or any other decent Operating
System: either specify the whole path to "your" ping or take care that
"your" ping is in the "PATH" environment variable. Easy, isn't it?
FYI: The default /etc/profile and /etc/zprofile take care that the
default path for ping.exe is in bash/zsh $PATH if the default path is
in your Windows PATH variable (and that is also the default under
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