Please add /cygdrive/c/Windows/Sysnative to the default PATH

Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty
Tue Nov 24 15:10:50 GMT 2020

On 24/11/2020 14:52, Bill Stewart wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 12:25 AM Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>> and please note that SysNative appears nowhere!
>> That's because Sysnative is not a known folder. It is rather unknown
>> just because it is virtual :)
>> And that is the problem I tried to address. In cygwin32, you can `cd
>> $WINDIR/Sysnative` but you wouldn't see the folder. For tools like ls or
>> find it simply does not exist, while obviously it exists somehow and can
>> be used in PATH.
> For the benefit of other readers regarding the Sysnative virtual directory:
> The other links on the Microsoft documentation page regarding WoW64
> are also quite helpful.
> Bill

Thanks for the link, it does help my understanding for sure. I was
following along with moderate interest but now I understand better what
the problem is and find it less confusing.


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