Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mintty 2.9.5
- Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2018 21:12:36 +0100
- From: Thomas Wolff <towo@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mintty 2.9.5
Am 06.12.2018 um 22:32 schrieb Andrey Repin:
I didn't expect the setup of this specific feature to be so strongly
In any case, things shouldn't become too complex. What I can image is an
with one optional placeholder %s which would be replaced with the
Greetings, Achim Gratz!
a) Just warn about the missing PATH component without changing the PATH.
b) Give the user an option to let the command run with a separate PATH.
Indeed there might be other things that are missing in the environment,
so instead of just fixing up PATH you might consider using a wrapper
that the user can change.
This is an interesting point.
Probably letting the user specify custom $PATH for quick commands (and save
current %PATH% as $ORIGINAL_PATH) may be the best choice.
The default can be %Cygwin%\bin:%PATH% or %PATH%:%Cygwin%\bin, I'm not very
concerned as long as it's explicit and customizable.
default /bin:%s, corresponding to current behaviour.
If anybody need a wrapper, they may write and use it by themselves.
(I already have one, written in TCC, working quite well.)
Out of curiosity, what's TCC and what does your wrapper do?
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