setup PATH variable by PATH=%PATH:/usr/X11R6/bin

Mark Paulus
Thu Sep 1 16:39:00 GMT 2005

The statement should read:

Note the trailing % on PATH.  That is a "Windowism".

On Thu, 01 Sep 2005 12:33:23 -0400 (EDT), PoWah Wong wrote:

>I want to setup my PATH variable by following the
>instructions of "Chapter 4. Using Cygwin/X, section
>startx" at

>After doing
>my original path is lost.

>I use windows XP SP2.

>Log is:

>PoWah@powahco-pr ~
>$ echo $PATH
>m Files/Microsoft Visual
>rosoft Visual
>Files/Microsoft Visu
>al Studio/Common/Tools:/cygdrive/c/Program
>Files/Microsoft Visual Studio/VC98/bi

>PoWah@powahco-pr ~
>$ PATH=%PATH:/usr/X11R6/bin

>PoWah@powahco-pr ~
>$ echo $PATH

>PoWah@powahco-pr ~


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