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Re: using chere

Lewis Hyatt wrote:
> Lewis Hyatt wrote:
>> OK, one last thing, sorry. I did something wrong with the last test.
>> If I add c:\cygwin\bin and c:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin to the Windows PATH
>> variable, then chere does work to open up an xterm!
>> So I guess the only question is: is there any way to avoid this
>> requirement? It would be helpful for me if I didn't have to add these
>> to the path. I'm not sure how chere is implemented, but could it just
>> set these variables before calling the xterm? Thanks again.
> Continuing this barrage of replies to myself... I was able to make this
> work the way I want. I just modified the registry keys myself, following
> the output of chere -p, and replaced
>     c:\cygwin\bin\run.exe
> with
>     c:\cygwin\bin\run.exe -p c:\cygwin\bin -p c:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin
> I wonder if this might be useful enough to become the default behavior?
> Presumably chere is already able to detection the location of the cygwin
> directory, since it finds run.exe...

Thanks for chasing this down. Looks like I'm going to have do a bit of
testing to confirm an appropriate solution for starting xterm.


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