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RE: open IE from command line
- From: "Nellis, Kenneth" <Kenneth dot Nellis at conduent dot com>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:25:58 +0000
- Subject: RE: open IE from command line
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From: cyg Simple (https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2016-12/msg00240.html)
> FYI you can also use vi to translate those line endings
> $ vi foo
> :set ff=unix
> or going the other direction,
> $ vi foo
> :set ff=dos
Actually, the file downloaded just fine without CRLF line endings.
From cyg Simple (https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2016-12/msg00241.html)
> I suspect that it is your minimized PATH. I'm not using that
> minimization because I need the Windows PATH to be productive. I only
> install a minimal set of Cygwin and use Windows native when possible.
Actually, I reported in https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2016-12/msg00222.html
that my paths were the same.
From: myself (https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2016-12/msg00239.html)
> Thanx! That worked! Will have to scrutinize the script for the secret
> sauce. Curiously, when opened in by script, IE, which is my default
> browser, no longer recognizes visited links by displaying them in a
> different color. No biggie. Also curious why others weren't having
> this problem.
Mystery solved (to my satisfaction). After writing, I realized that the
script wasn't working consistently, sometimes causing IE to misbehave as
I originally posted. A bit of digging showed that it was working if
invoked from a bash session initiated by "chere", but not otherwise.
Comparing environment variables between the two, I notice my regular
session doesn't include several variables that chere does. Prime suspects:
Experimentation will no doubt find the culprit, and will put me back
Thanx for all the help!
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