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Re: No etc/passwd (was) Re: (everything!) command not found
On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 11:30 AM, DY wrote:
> In case anyone else ever needs this, if you install cygwin, then get command
> not found for everything, you need to:[set CYGWIN_HOME and add
> %CYGWIN_HOME%\bin to PATH].
That's quite strange; neither of those should be necessary. I have
no CYGWIN_HOME set, and my Cygwin bin dir is not in my Windows PATH.
(The latter is handy if you want to run Cygwin commands from the
Windows shell, of course).
How are you starting Cygwin? The normal shortcut runs
C:\Cygwin\Cygwin.bat, which looks like this on my install:
bash --login -i
Mark J. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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