Entering Cygwin command line (bash login) from Windows cmd.exe ?
Sun Aug 13 17:40:00 GMT 2023
On Sun, Aug 13, 2023 at 12:53 AM Roland Mainz via Cygwin
> On Mon, Aug 7, 2023 at 7:38 AM KAVALAGIOS Panagiotis (EEAS) via Cygwin
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > On Sat, Jul 29, 2023 at 6:18 AM Roland Mainz <email@example.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > Is there an official way to enter the Cygwin command line (e.g. bash
> > > > login) from Windows cmd.exe, e.g. if someone ssh's into a Windows
> > > > machine he/she ends/up in a cmd.exe and not bash...
> > >
> > > ping!
> > You may run your favourite shell from the bin directory of your Cygwin installation:
> > "C:\Program Files\Cygwin\bin\bash.exe"
> > "C:\Program Files\Cygwin\bin\tcsh.exe"
> > replace " C:\Program Files" with your target Cygwin installation directory root.
> Thanks ;-)
> Turns out my problem was simply that I forgot that just typing "bash"
> only gives me an interactive shell, which sources only the interactive
> shell configs (e.g. /etc/ksh.kshrc + ~/.kshrc for ksh93, and
> /etc/bash.bashrc + ~/.bashrc for bash), but not the login configs
> (e.g. /etc/profile + ~/.profile).
> So the simple fix was just to type:
> C:\Program Files\Cygwin\bin\bash.exe --login
> C:\Program Files\Cygwin\bin\ksh93.exe --login
> P.S.: Which reminds me - is there a way to contribute a Cygwin ksh93 package ?
We would greatly appreciate a Korn Shell 93 package, preferably with
some POSIX builtin commands.
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