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Re: [Mingw-users] configuring msys.bat for mintty

On 12/4/2016 2:18 PM, Will Parsons wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm a long-term user of both Cygwin and MinGW/MSYS on the same system,
> and so like to be able to distinguish which environment I'm in by the
> background colour of the terminal emulator.
> Recently, I decided that I would like to use mintty for my MSYS work,
> so I changed the shortcut to  pass --mintty to msys.bat.  This works,
> but results in a MSYS terminal having the same appearance as a Cygwin
> terminal, since they both read the same ~/.minttyrc.
> I can fix this by editing msys.bat to have:
> start %WD%mintty -c %HOME%/.minttyrc-msys /bin/bash -l
> instead of:
> start %WD%mintty /bin/bash -l
> But I'm wondering if there's a better/cleaner way of solving the
> problem?

Mintty isn't supported here.  Maybe ask the maintainer for help.  He
just announced a new version on the Cygwin list.


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