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Re: shortcut to start xemacs in bash cygwin window
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
On Sun, 28 Mar 2004, David Rothenberger wrote:
Edwin Goei wrote:
I would like to be able to have a Windows shortcut that will do the
equivalent of the following: 1) run cygwin.bat 2) execute "xemacs &"
in the cygwin bash window 3) exit the cygwin bash window 4) leaving
I would like to start xemacs in this way so I can have my default bash
enviroment initialized in xemacs. Any ideas on to do this?
I use the following.
% cat xemacs.bat
@start /min c:\cygwin\bin\bash --login -c 'cygstart /usr/local/bin/xemacs'
Of course, you'll need to adjust the paths to match your environment.
Once you make the batch file, you can make a shortcut to it in the usual
FWIW, you can dispense with the batch file, and simply make a shortcut to
"C:\cygwin\bin\bash --login -c 'cygstart /usr/bin/xemacs'"[*]. You can
then set the shortcut to start minimized.
[*] I put /usr/bin/xemacs here, since xemacs is now a Cygwin package.
Thanks. I changed my shortcut and it seems to work, but I noticed that
the dos window indicates some number of errors from bash, but then
quickly goes away. Is there a way for me to keep the window open so I
can see what the errors are? I did not have the shortcut set to start
Also, the last time I tried the xemacs that comes with cygwin, there
were problems with fonts and so I installed the version from xemacs.org
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