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