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Re: [Mingw-users] dumb newbie question




> From: mike <mikereape@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 03:48:45 +0100
> 
> > This is OT here, but I won't recommend using the MSYS shell together
> > with a native Windows build of Emacs, as they have subtle
> > incompatibilities, e.g. regarding file names.
> 
> Oh aye I know all about that but since you raised the issue what would 
> you use to do editing while using MSYS?  Vim?  Pico?  Nano?

No, I simply never use MSYS except for building and testing MinGW
packages.  For any other work on Windows I use MinGW ports of whatever
utilities I need.

There's only one editor for me, and that is Emacs.

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