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Re: Windows Editor problem
- From: Raphael <raphael at oninet dot pt>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 3 Aug 2002 21:19:16 +0100
- Subject: Re: Windows Editor problem
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On Sat, 3 Aug 2002, Michael Hoffman wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Aug 2002, Raphael wrote:
> > EDITOR=c:/Textpad/TextPad.exe
> > [...]
> > It starts ok, but any file passed through by cygwin misses the first
> > two characters. An example /tmp/crontab.1188 would become mp/crontab.1188
> TextPad appears to be processing /tmp/crontab.1188 as the /t option
> followed by the file name. Non-Cygwin programs generally don't support
> Cygwin paths. Use cygpath. Here's an example for use with Emacs, a
> non-Cygwin program:
[Knocks head several times on desktop] Now why didn't I think of that?
> emacs ()
> command emacs "`cygpath -w \"$@\"`" &
> If you want to set EDITOR perhaps you could make a shell script which does
> the cygpathing.
Jup I probably have no other choice, I'll try that, thanks for the cookie.
Isn't it interesting that the same people who laugh at science fiction
listen to weather forecasts and economists?
-- Kelvin Throop III
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