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Re: antrun versus wsl versus cygwin




Am 17.02.2019 um 15:14 schrieb LRN:
> On 17.02.2019 14:11, Franz Fehringer wrote:
>> Hi all (half off topic),
>>
>> I have installed (on a Windows 10 1809 system) both Cygwin and WSL (only
>> the Windows component, no real Linux distribution yet).
>> This scenario gives me a strange problem with antrun: With <exec
>> executable="bash"> i always get the WSL bash instead of the Cygwin one,
>> although Cygwin is first in PATH (both Cygwin PATH and Windows PATH),
>> even so if C:/Windows/System32 (location of WSL bash) is not in the
>> (Cygwin) PATH at all.
> 
> Tried looking in
> "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths"
> ,
> "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths"
> and
> "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\"
> ? They might have bash.exe in them. Also, what happens if you create a symlink
> mybash.exe, that points to cygwin bash.exe? Would mybash.exe invoke the right bash?
> 

There are no bash matches at the registry locations given. antrun can
execute Cygwin bash without problems (i temporally moved wsl bash.exe to
wslbash.exe), but it finds wsl bash before Cyhwin bash regardless of
PATH settings.


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