faster opening Cygwin from Explorer window

Jim Garrison
Fri Mar 18 17:48:00 GMT 2016

On 3/18/2016 7:52 AM, Tony Kelman wrote:
> Nellis, Kenneth <Kenneth.Nellis <at>> writes:
>> My ideal scenario is to right-click in the Explorer window, select the 
>> new Cygwin option that I'd like to appear, and this would open a 
>> mintty/bash window with PWD set to that Windows folder.
>> Long shot, I know, but if anyone has done this and is willing to share
>> I'd love to hear about it. BTW, I'm using Windows 7 and am current
>> on Cygwin 64-bit.
>> --Ken Nellis
> Git for Windows has (used to have?) a "git bash here" explorer integration
> that I bet you could borrow and adapt into a "cygwin terminal here."

Cygwin already has this, in package "chere".  Not sure if it's available
for 64-bit yet.

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