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Re: Emacs + W32 + Cygwin Integration

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: Emacs + W32 + Cygwin Integration
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 11:30:38 +0000

On Nov 7, 2007 1:04 PM, Will <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> if i use GNU Emacs(W32 package)
> GNU Emacs (i386-mingw-nt5.1.2600) of 2007-04-24 on
> LENNART-69DE564 (patched)
> and Cygwin (don't know version, installed this summer)
> the first time I call M-x cygwin-shell
> I get a *Warnings* buffer saying
> 'Warning (w32shell): When using 'cygwin' program 'patch' can't be found'
> and when I use the cygwin shell with
> Cygwin /cygdrive/c > find --help
> I get the error
>  > FIND: Parameter format not correct

It looks like you are running the MS-DOS program FIND, which is a bit
like fgrep.    Your $PATH is probably not set up the way you might

> After exiting and restarting the shell everything works fine.
> Similar problems occur with other commands like 'grep'. There are no
> problems when I use the Cygwin shell standalone (without Emacs).
> Can you help?

No :)  I'm afraid I don't use MS-DOS or Windows, so I have no idea how
to solve your problem.   Sorry.


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