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Re: Remove Cygwin Path for Called Batch Script


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--- Scott Wegner <> wrote:

> Greg Chicares wrote:
> > On 2008-03-25 13:30Z, Scott Wegner wrote:
> >> I am trying to create a "wrapper" Cygwin bash script to add 
> >> functionality to an existing Windows batch script.  In my Cygwin script, 
> >> I would like to call the batch file with something like:
> >>
> >> ...
> >> cmd.exe /k batch-script.bat params
> >> ...
> >>
> >> Calling the script in this fashion seems to generally work (in that the 
> >> script executes).  However, I have trouble because the Cygwin path is 
> >> prepended to the Windows path in the batch script.  As a result, trying 
> >> to use the Windows "find" use Cygwin's instead.
> > 
> > If you write
> >   %SystemRoot%\system32\find
> > in the batch file, then you'll get the msw "find" whether or not
> > any Cygwin directory is on your path.
> Hi Greg,
> Thanks for the quick reply.  This is a feasible solution.  However, I'd 
> rather find a solution where the batch script can remain "unaware" of 
> its Cygwin context.  Once I get things working, I plan on creating bash 
> script wrappers for many Windows batch scripts, so I'd like to make the 
> changes in the Cygwin environment, rather than editing each batch script 
> individually.
> I'll keep looking at let you know if I find anything.
> Scott
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