Adding cygwin/bin to dos path
Fri Sep 5 05:35:00 GMT 2003

> Put it at the end so that the UNIX commands
> wouldn't override MS commands with the same
> name.

> My question is, was this a foolish and stupid thing
> to do?

In my opinion: putting it in the PATH is a wise and sensible thing to do,
giving you access to all this excellent stuff. But (my recommendation would
be - others may differ): put it before the Windows command pathnames. There
are very few clashes (find, sort, a couple of others I think) and the Cygwin
interpretations are incomparably "better" (more useful, versatile,
informative, helpful).


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