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Re: Installation problem(?) for grace: HOW DO I GET old xorgs? wrote:
> Αρχικό μήνυμα από  Volker Quetschke <quetschke argh scytek pif de>:
[big snip]

> So the bottom line is I should run this from a bash prompt. Here is what I am
> afraid of: The script actually running and calling gracebat is a (n
> Activestate) perl script
>  that interfaces with an Oracle database via DBI and DBD:Oracle. This
>  was a pain to install and  is using MS-VisualC++. So with cygwin
>  I should go all out cygwin, i.e. use cygwin's Perl, not activestate's, hope
> that cygwin's perl includes DBI and DBD-Oracle and  run everything from a bash
> prompt. If other windows processes run at the same time(for instance other perl
> scripts), that's fine. Am I understanding this right?

Not necessarily, you can start cygwin commands from non cygwin shells,
but you have to know what you are doing.

Avoid symlinks, set all the paths as if a cygwin shell would run.
Verify that the commands are working correctly from a cygwin shell
before trying them from a cmd.exe.


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