[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mintty 2.9.5

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Thu Dec 6 21:35:00 GMT 2018

Greetings, Achim Gratz!

> a) Just warn about the missing PATH component without changing the PATH.
> b) Give the user an option to let the command run with a separate PATH.

> Indeed there might be other things that are missing in the environment,
> so instead of just fixing up PATH you might consider using a wrapper
> that the user can change.

This is an interesting point.
Probably letting the user specify custom $PATH for quick commands (and save
current %PATH% as $ORIGINAL_PATH) may be the best choice.
The default can be %Cygwin%\bin:%PATH% or %PATH%:%Cygwin%\bin, I'm not very
concerned as long as it's explicit and customizable.
If anybody need a wrapper, they may write and use it by themselves.

(I already have one, written in TCC, working quite well.)

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Friday, December 7, 2018 0:15:56

Sorry for my terrible english...

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