What is wrong with the name excel?
Sat Apr 18 02:33:08 GMT 2020
On 4/17/2020 11:01, Eliot Moss wrote:
> On 4/17/2020 1:24 PM, Erik Soderquist via Cygwin wrote:
> What seems a little odd to me is this. If I had invoked via:
> I would not be surprised the MS Excel would launch, because it is probably
> earlier in the path. But the OP said he typed:
> So I am surprised, given the explicit path. Which leads me to a background
> wondering of whether ./excel.exe has execute permission set. If not maybe
> the search would continue, trying to find something on the path that could
> be executed? That would surprise me a little, but I'd have to go read the
> fine print on bash, etc.
If it didn't find it in the path at all, one expects (in a reasonable
environment) that the complaint "Command not found" would issue.
> Regards - Eliot Moss
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