Mo Dejong's install problems

Chris Faylor
Thu Mar 30 17:48:00 GMT 2000

On Thu, Mar 30, 2000 at 05:45:00PM -0800, Mo DeJong wrote:
>I realize that there are ways to work around the problem, like adding
>the entries to the PATH in the autoexec.bat file, but Cygwin needs to
>install and work "out of the box".  Changing the PATH in the
>autoexec.bat file or the system settings on NT should be avoided if at
>all possible.

I don't know why Cygwin would be different from every other Windows
program in this regard.

There are established procedures for modifying the PATH.  I don't see
why a Cygwin installer should avoid using them.


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