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Re: newbie strikes again
- To: Jayen Ashar <j--n at juno dot com>, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: newbie strikes again
- From: "Daniel de Young"<ddeyoung at jps dot net>
- Date: Wed, 20 Oct 1999 16:25:10 GMT
- Reply-to: ddeyoung at jps dot net
>Why did you mess with the .bashrc in the first place? Cygwin will set
>everything for you (except some minor things). Rename it to .bashrc.bak
>and re-run cygwin. If everything works, don't use a .bashrc! You may
>want to keep the aliases however.
I started modifying .bashrc because of the problem I'm having. I tried this,
but the problem stays and some commands are not found.
>I don't know too much, either, but your path:
>should DEFINITELY include $PATH at the beginning. Cygwin initializes the
>path for you, so if you want to add stuff, you can, but by not putting in
>$PATH, you are replacing the path that cygwin sets.
Cool, thanks for the advice. I may have misread the README and put %PATH% instead
(probably the case).
You should also
>check what mnt is. If /mnt=/, then /mnt/windows is C:\WINDOWS. If
>/mnt=/windows, then /mnt/system32 is C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32. Since it's not
>both / and /windows, there's something wrong there too.
>This should include something in the cygwin directory
>I don't know about these
These are long shots suggested by various archive responses.
>> alias ls='ls --color=auto'
without this, when I use 'less' with 'ls' then it causes unreadable output.
>No need to redeclare the colorization.
>> alias ll='ls --color=auto -l'
>> alias la='ls --color=auto -a'
correct! thank you again.
Of course the problem still exists! (dammit jim)
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Daniel de Young
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