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cygwin.bat suggestions

On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 12:06:09PM +0100, David Starks-Browning wrote:
> On Tuesday 9 Jul 02, Dantin writes:
> >       How do I use rxvt in conjuction with the cygwin do I need a switch for
> > the batch file? If so what would that switch be? Or do I need to modify the
> > batch file itself?
> If you search the email archives you should find numerous examples of
> how people invoke rxvt.  I use a shortcut as follows:
> 	C:\cygwin\bin\rxvt.exe -e bash --login

I'm looking for sample cygwin.bat files.
I tried a search of the archives, what a mistake, information overload.
But after scanning several hundred messages, no samples.

One thing I would like is to have a single cygwin.bat service multiple
users with different shell preferences.  Currently I'm forcing ksh
as follows:

    $ cat /cygwin.bat
    @echo off

    chdir \cygwin\bin
    set SHELL=/bin/ksh
    rxvt --loginShell -geometry 108x32 -fn 10x20 -sr +ut

One thing I would like to do is replace "set SHELL=/bin/ksh" with

    SHELL=$(grep "^${USER}:" /etc/passwd | cut -d: -f7)
    : ${SHELL:=/bin/ksh}

Of course, that is shell programming, not windows batch file programming.
I'm good at the former, not the latter :(

Any suggestion for picking up the shell preference of the user invoking
the cygwin.bat file?

Jon H. LaBadie        
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