MinTTY

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Dec 31 05:43:00 GMT 2008


On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 09:34:52PM -0700, Warren Young wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> 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?
>
> In this case, it could be one of MinTTY's settings, because it can set up 
> the environment before calling bash.
>
> For that matter, MinTTY could also provide GUI access to bash command line 
> flags, a way to change the login shell by modifying /etc/passwd, etc.

It would have to do that since the CYGWIN environment settings have to be
settable by the user.

cgf

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