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Re: [h-e-w] Emacs and Windows PATH variable

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Emacs and Windows PATH variable
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:06:45 +0200

> From: Raymond Zeitler <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2014 17:36:53 +0000
> Cc: Nikolay Kudryavtsev <address@hidden>
> Nikolay, I use a VBS script to alter the PATH in the global system 
> environment.  It's based on this thread in the Windows Script Host Usenet:

One can use the setx command for the same purpose.

> So when I need to permanently add a directory to the path (even from within a 
> batch file), I call my script.  And I do not need to restart Windows.  The 
> effect is the same as using the GUI through Computer | Properties | Advanced 
> Settings, etc.

There should be no need to restart Windows to get the PATH updated in
future programs.

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