title bar in windows 98 Cygwin

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Thu Mar 23 07:33:00 GMT 2000

--- "Halim, Salman" <salman@bluestone.com> wrote:
> hi,
> another hopefully simple scenario:  the title bar in my bash window on
> windows 98 keeps changing to reflect the currently running process.  if i
> set up my PS1 variable to contain the results of a few commands (such as
> date) it does it every time i press enter.  i'm not sure, but i think this
> might be affecting the performance somewhat -- i say this because i have the
> same prompt on windows nt where it DOESN'T do that to the title bar and
> things proceed more quickly (the windows 98 box is more powerful!).
> finally, the question:  is there any way to disable the title bar from
> changing?

[DOS PROMPT] SET CYGWIN=... notitle ...
  the ... indicates other options that may already be set.  See the FAQ for
other options.

If you're using the cygwin.bat file then you can modify that file.

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