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Re: Cygwin doesn't install on Windows Server 2008 (x64).
On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 1:26 PM, Popper, Samuel (US SSA) wrote:
> Your PATH does not yet have any part of cygwin in it, so I just added
> export PATH=$PATH:/bin:/usr/bin
> Try adding it to your path and see if you get better results.
> But the behavior I saw was different- when the shell couldn't find a
> command, it gave an error message but did not spawn a new process.
I was about to comment similarly, but I was observing that it sounds
like non-Cygwin processes were being spawned (or doing the spawning).
So, a couple of things:
1) Try sending the output of cygcheck -s. It sounds like this is
going to be a problem, so at least report the output of echo $PATH.
2) If the wrong executables are being launched, putting /bin and
/usr/bin at the end of PATH isn't going to help, but putting them at
the front will (export PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:$PATH).
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