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Re: "Too many paramters" error
- To: heddle at cebaf dot gov, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: "Too many paramters" error
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 08:40:07 -0700 (PDT)
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
--- firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Well I did not get to far with the cygwin B20 release. I got past the
> environment space problem, but i still won't start the original bash shell
> me this error on the dos window:
> Too many parameters
> Bad command or file name
> This occurs regardless of whether I run from the cygnus program group\on the
> start menu or
> go to the cygnus folder and double click the icon.
> I DID search the FAQ but did not find the explanation, which is undoubtedly
> a stupid operator error on my part. Please help if you can!
You must be using win9x and have specified a path in the PATH variable with a
space in it. To solve change this to the DOS 8.3 name.
Earnie Boyd <mailto:email@example.com>
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