Christopher Faylor
Wed Dec 31 01:06:00 GMT 2008

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 11:44:36PM +0000, Andy Koppe wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> I wouldn't mind making MinTTY a regular cygwin package.  It sounds like it
>> would get enough votes.
> That would be great. I'll need to read up on the package submission 
> requirements and process. Unless someone would like to volunteer as the 
> MinTTY package maintainer?
>> In fact, if it operates like an xterm on Windows
>> maybe it should even be the default program that is invoked by cygwin.bat.
> I'd certainly like that, although unfortunately MinTTY doesn't quite fit 
> the bill yet due to Issue 4 about leaving the console window open. And of 
> course it needs a lot more testing.

That's always an irritating issue.

> Speaking of cygwin.bat, is that actually still needed? I find that bash can 
> be invoked more directly through a shortcut, and working directory and icon 
> can be set there too. The same works for mintty.

I think the only reason to use cygwin.bat is to set the cygwin
environment variable before bash starts.  There's no way to do that
with a shortcut is there?


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