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RE: [INFO] Adding "Cygwin here" to Windows Explorer
- From: "Hughes, Bill" <Bill dot Hughes at cox dot co dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 10:50:56 +0100
- Subject: RE: [INFO] Adding "Cygwin here" to Windows Explorer
Reini Urban wrote:
> Henry S. Thompson schrieb:
>> 1) In the registry entry:
>> C:\cygwin\bin\rxvt.exe -fn 'Lucida Console-11' -geometry
> 80x48 -sl 300 -cr '#8b4513' -bg '#fffff0' -e /usr/bin/bash -c
> "XXX=\"%1\" bash --login -i"
>> 2) In my .bash_profile
>> if [[ "x$XXX" != "x" ]]
>> cd "$XXX"
>> unset XXX
>> This is a moderately embarassing/messy hack -- can anyone do better?
> I use a similar scheme since the good old b20 days.
> Just not with the XXX name and not with a subshell.
> (I put the $PWD arg into a temp file in the cygwin.bat
> starter, which I
> pickup at .profile)
> And not for the Explorer (which I don't use), but for a
> TotalCmd button.
> To open some shell like bash, rxvt, ksh, 4nt in the current dir
> (optinally specified by some dir arg).
> A keyboard shortcut is also useful.
I don't want to risk cgfs ire but, what's wrong with
@="D:\\cygwin\\bin\\run.exe rxvt -name rxvt0 -e /usr/bin/bash --login -c
'%1' ; exec /bin/bash -rcfile ~/.bashrc\""
(obviously with a rxvt0 section in .Xdefaults)
Which doesn't require any changes to scripts?
For what it's worth (not much, I know) I think this is probably better in a
FAQ once a canonical answer has been agreed.
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