Mo Dejong's install problems

John Fortin fortinj@attglobal.net
Thu Mar 30 15:42:00 GMT 2000


Mo DeJong wrote:

> 
> So the obvious question is, where is the "right" place to set env vars
> like PATH. Is it /etc/profile? I do not think a .bat file that invokes
> bash is the right place to do that. For one thing, it only works with
> bash. There is also the fact that it does not work on Win95 or Win98.

What doesn't work?  I use this method all the time on win98 and WinNT.
If I always need things set, I can put them in autoexec.bat (on 98).  If
I need only
them for bash I put them in either .bashrc or cygwin.bat file which
executes bash.

John


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