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Re: [Mingw-msys] Compiling bash

On Fri, 9 Apr 2010, David A. Cobb wrote:

>  On one Windows machine, I have both Cygwin and MingW32+MSYS
> installed.  To go with it, I have both Cygwin and Windows native emacsen.
> On the native system, I find using MS cmd.exe as the shell is sub-optimal.
> Would it be possible to set up MSYS as the shell?

in MSYS, the shell is actually bash. Iirc, there is no possible way to do 
what you want. Use either the DOS console or the MSYS console (without 

> This is part of a more-general question.  How can an application tell
> whether it was launched by MSYS?  There are some tools I want to make
> behave appropriately to the environment I'm working in.

get the value of the environment variable "TERM".


Vincent Torri

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