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RE: Cygwin Setup 99% (fwd)
- From: "Rao, Shrisha" <srao at mtmercy dot edu>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 13:12:03 -0500
- Subject: RE: Cygwin Setup 99% (fwd)
On October 21, 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, Rao, Shrisha wrote:
> > However, strangely, the "kill -9 ..." sequence you suggested itself
> > hangs within this bash shell. (Actually, when the shell comes up it
> > does not know the right PATH, but this was easily fixed with
> > PATH="/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin:$PATH".)
> > Some commands work within the shell and some don't; e.g., tar and
> > work separately but tar -xjf doesn't (no error, just hangs).
> > latex hangs saying "kpathsea: running mktexfmt latexfmt".
> It was shown to be a bash bug (pipes left open on spawn, see
> <http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2003-10/msg01166.html>). A new
> should be on some mirrors already.
It is, and I downloaded and installed it, but the problems continue
(kill -9 ... and latex still hang).
However, bash now has a default PATH including /usr/local/bin, /usr/bin,
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