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Re: Starting from a Windows Command Prompt




Greetings, Brian Inglis!

> On 2017-07-12 00:16, Ugly Leper wrote:
>> Starting from a Windows Command Prompt, and using a syntax recommended
>> from years ago I still start a bash shell with
>> start /wait bin\bash (i.e. not just bin\bash)
>> and a mintty shell with
>> start bin\mintty (i.e. not just bin\mintty)
>> and yet experiment shows that both simplified forms in brackets "work".
>> Am I gaining / losing anything by sticking with the older longer
>> syntax, or can I just dive in, as in brackets?

> Running with start, like cygstart, spawns a separate window process

Not necessarily.
Ref: START /B


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With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 23:14:46

Sorry for my terrible english...


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