setting windows environment variables
Wed Jul 21 13:27:00 GMT 2004
...to set environmental variables for windows you can use regtool...
But in that case they get persistent...
...and the simplest equivalent to start is using & to background the command...
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> Subject: Re: setting windows environment variables
> At 04:18 PM 7/20/2004, you wrote:
> > I have a Cygwin BASH script which takes user input, uses
> ldapsearch, etc., to set a bunch of environment variables. I
> can then use these from bash with no problem. I would also
> like to make these environment variables available to the
> windows command interpreter.
> > Is there anyway to do this?
> Only if the windows command interpreter is a child of the
> bash process you
> run from. Otherwise, your best bet is to export the variables as some
> batch file and run that in the windows command interpreter.
> > Also, is there a BASH equivalent of the windows cmd
> start command that lets you start many processes without
> having to wait on each to finish?
> How about 'cygstart'?
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