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Re: Proposal for new cygwin.bat which is independent from install directory
Christian Franke wrote:
>Bengt Larsson wrote:
>> @echo off
>> cd /d "%~dp0\bin"
>> bash --login -i
>An errorlevel check is IMO mandatory after a cd command. Otherwise
>another bash in the PATH might be started if the directory does not exist.
>Hmm... therefore it is also better to change the last line to:
> .\bash --login -i
>The directory change is intentionally done with two cd commands to avoid
>possible problems with cmd variants
>(on Win10 "%~dp0" expands to a path
>with trailing backslash).
You're right although "%~dp0\subdir" still works (tested on Win10). An
easier way to test exit status is
cd somedir || exit /b 1
With info for those who may not know the syntax:
rem %~dp0 is directory of this batch file
cd /d "%~dp0\bin" || exit /b 1
.\bash --login -i
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