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Re: Run bash script in cmd with cygwin

Hi Andrey,

I am sorry I don't fully understand. I am a beginner try to get
something to work. What I am doing is that after pulling the .po I
need to create a .mo file.

On 25 September 2013 23:34, Andrey Repin <> wrote:
> Greetings, Ulrich Pogson!
>>>> I would like to run this script `for file in `find . -name "*.po"` ;
>>>> do msgfmt -o ${file/.po/.mo} $file ; done` in windows cmd.
>>> I think you mean "command line" and not a "script".
>>> This is not realistically possible. Windows CMD do not have as straightforward
>>> quoting and escaping rules, as you might wish for it to have.
>>> Your only safe bet is to actually write a script and execute it from cmd, when
>>> need.
>>>> The script need to run in a different folder. I have been able to run it
>>>> though cygwin but want to integrate it with another system where it will be
>>>> run through cmd.
>>>> C:\cygwin\bin
>>>> D:\path\to\dir
>>>> How can I do this?
>>> The association:
>>> FTYPE unixshell.script="%CygwinDir%\bin\env.exe" "%1" %*
>>> ASSOC .sh=unixshell.script
>>> then your
>>> #! /bin/sh
>>> for file in $(find . -name "*.po")
>>>   do msgfmt -o ${file/.po/.mo} $file
>>> done
>> Thanks for your help
>> I got it to work with this line.
>> I: & cd I:\Work\GitHub\responsive\languages & c:\cygwin64\bin\bash -c
>> \cygdrive\i\Work\GitHub\responsive\languages\
>> and this file.
> First of all, don't
> Just don't.
> Second, I don't see, why you waste time starting bash manually.
> --
> WBR,
> Andrey Repin ( 26.09.2013, <01:32>
> Sorry for my terrible english...

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