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Re: AW: problem with run.exe in Windows-startup (Autostart) directory

Greetings, Paul Maier!

> With "scripts" I mean:
> In the folder "C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\"
> I have 2 files with ending .lnk. They are normal Windows links. In their execute line they have the following:

> 1.) D:\Programme\cygwin\bin\run.exe /cygdrive/d/Programme/Subversion/bin/svnserve.exe -d -r "<Path>" --log-file "<Path>"
>     To work around the run.exe problem, I changed this one from "-d" to "--service" and run it as Windows service.

That's not workaround, that's the right way to do it.

> 2.) D:\Programme\cygwin\bin\run.exe /bin/tcsh.exe -c startx

>     And startx is an alias to: /bin/startxwin -- /bin/XWin

Why not start it directly, then?
It's not cygwin-specific, both are remote access services. Using intermediate
scripts only blurring your picture, and taking more time for system to

I would understand, if you were using run-parts ~/profile.d/ kind of scripting, like me.
But it seems it's not the case and all you want is to start certain
application on startup. Do it!

Andrey Repin ( 23.07.2012, <05:03>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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