[Parallels 3.0, MacOS 10.4.9] Cygwin install probs and how do I subscribe

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu Jul 26 14:34:00 GMT 2007


On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 09:23:03PM -0700, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> David L Goldsmith wrote:
>> Tim Prince wrote:
>>> make is available on the cygwin setup selection window, as are other 
>>> development packages you would need.
>>> Generally speaking, putting cygwin stuff in your Windows environment 
>>> should be avoided.  
>> I don't understand this comment at all: isn't cygwin precisely for Windows 
>> environs?  Besides, it's not my choice to use cygwin - I need to use ATLAS 
>> and the install instructions I found for that say first install cygwin.  If 
>> anyone knows a better way to install ATLAS, please share.
> Right click on My Computer, select Properties, Advanced then Environment 
> Variables. There are two areas: User variables and System variables. Both 
> can have a PATH environment variable. They are combined. The difference is 
> that System variables are known to services which start before you log in 
> (of course if you change these you need to reboot to rebuild the services 
> environment which is built at boot time). I add C:\Cygwin\bin to my System 
> variables personally.

Yep.  I've been doing that for ten years now.  If there was a problem with
doing that, you'd think I w

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