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RE: Open bash at the current explorer directory?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Tackett, Galen" <Galen dot Tackett at dyncorp dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 13:01:33 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: Open bash at the current explorer directory?
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
It should be /etc/profile (note the absense of ".") and ~/.bash_profile.
I think ~/.profile is used by ksh...
On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, Tackett, Galen wrote:
> I must be missing something.
> I added the registry entries plus the profile entries, both for
> /etc/.profile and ~/.profile.
> Now, the right-button menu command "Open with command prompt" works just
> wonderfully (if the resulting cmd.exe window can actually be described with
> that word), but "Open with Cygwin shell (rxvt)" just gets me an error window
> showing (in the title bar) the path of the folder I tried to use, and the
> error message "This file does not have a program associated with it for
> performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Options control
> (By the way, when John's message says .profile I assume he means
> .bash_profile since the registry mods invoke bash? Out of sheer ignorance
> (I'm not a unix or shell weenie at all) I just added the .profile stuff to
> both files.)
> John Doucette wrote:
> > Sorry Frantisek et al,
> > Mea culpa. You are correct. I was not using a .profile at all, thanks for
> > pointing out the problem. I have rearranged things and retested with a
> > .profile. I placed
> > (etc)
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ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ email@example.com
|,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' Igor Pechtchanski
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