Newbie questions

Kim Poulsen
Tue Aug 31 23:49:00 GMT 1999

Clark Sims wrote:
> echo $PATH produces:
> /cygnus/CYGWIN~1/H-I586~1/bin:/cygnus/CYGWIN~1/H-I586~1/bin:d:/fsf/emacs-19.34/bin:d:/fsf/bin:/WINNT/system32:/WINNT:d:/CCLIB/libnt:d:/WATCOM/BINNT:d:/WATCOM/BINW:d:/util:.:d:/PROGRA~1/ULTRAEDT

I don't believe that ...bin:d:/fsf/emacs-19.34/bin:d:... is interpreted
the way you want it to be interpreted.  Try removing the 'd:' from your
> d:/fsf/emacs-19.34/bin contains emacs.exe
> but I can't run emacs unless I specify the full path
> d:/fsf/bin contains man.exe but I can't run man.
> Is the cygwin install supposed to contain man.exe?

See problem above.
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