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Re: [h-e-w] Gnu Emacs

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Gnu Emacs
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 08:53:46 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (windows-nt)

Gary Oberbrunner <address@hidden> writes:

> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Carson Chittom" <address@hidden>
>> To: "Vijay Lakshminarayanan" <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:27:21 PM
>> Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Gnu Emacs
>> Vijay Lakshminarayanan <address@hidden> writes:
>>  but it
>> just seemed odd to me to install Cygwin just for its OpenSSL/GnuTLS
>> and not use its Emacs.
> This is normal. I use cygwin for the Unix utils (mv/cp/ln, ls, file,
> grep, less, zsh, diff, patch etc.) but do not use its perl, python or
> emacs. The filesystem and path issues (/cygdrive etc.) quickly become
> too severe no matter how you adjust the cygwin mount points.

I install Cygwin to c:/, so the cygwin path for the c drive is just /,
which works for both Windows and Cygwin apps. That makes things much

-- Stephe

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