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Re: cygwin scripts - run from windows "run command"

On 2009-03-23 15:18Z, wakeboarder3780 wrote:
> I have script lets say:
> C:\foo.bsh
> I want to be able to run this command via the windows run command by hitting
> either:
> Start -> Run
> or
> Windows Key + R
> and type something small like 'foo' and hitting return.
> In addition, I do not want a cmd prompt to be visible. This script does some
> pre-processing for an IDE. I do not want the cmd prompt to be open for the
> lifetime of the IDE process.
> I have tried: 1) Creating a bat file with the following contents:
> c:\cygwin\bin\bash --login "C:\foo.bsh" (this fails because it keeps a cmd
> open)

Try '-c' instead of '--login':

Run --> Start
C:\cygwin\bin\bash -c /cygdrive/c/foo.bsh

You could write that in a '.bat' file if you want something
shorter to type.

> Is there a more integrated cygwin way to do this?  This is exactly what this
> fellow was trying to ask but did not receive an answer:

Looks like the answer is on the last line of this reply:

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