Using Cygwin Emacs
Mon May 16 10:14:00 GMT 2011
On 5/16/2011 12:35 AM, Sayth Renshaw wrote:
> I have installed emacs and followed the instruction to create the
> renshaw@RenshawResidence /usr/bin
> $ make-emacs-shortcut
> *** Info: Created /usr/local/bin/emacs.xml.
> *** Info: Created /usr/bin/emacs.lnk.
> *** Info: You should move it to the desired location.
> *** Info: Feel free to edit its properties
> *** Info: or the contents of /usr/local/bin/emacs.xml.
> However emacs will not run from the shortcut,
Did you install the mintty and run2 packages? See
/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/emacs.README, under "Runtime requirements".
> so I tried running emacs
> from the bash shell, however it gave a message that this required the
> bourne shell. Is there a way to set the Bourne shell as default so i
> can launch emacs from it?
There's no need to change your default shell; emacs runs fine under
bash. Could there be something in your .emacs file that's causing the
problem? To eliminate this possibility, start emacs with the command
'emacs -Q', preferably in a mintty window. If something goes wrong,
please copy and paste the error message in your reply. Also, please
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