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- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: For the FAQ: NT PATH problems
- From: "Kai Henningsen" <kai at cats dot ms>
- Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 11:24:53 +0200
- Organization: Spuentrup CTI
Q: I'm on NT, and bash can't find any commands unless I give the
whole pathname. CYGWIN.BAT sets the PATH, but bash doesn't
see this - it magically disappears again.
A: Under Settings/Control Panel/System/Environment, there are
system and user variables. You need to have both a "Path" entry in
the upper window, and a "PATH" entry in the lower window. The
latter is probably missing.
Just type PATH into the Variable field, leave Value blank, and click
(Don't ask me why Microsoft decided to do it this way.)
>>> Someone with an US NT should check that I guessed all the
Regards - Kai Henningsen
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