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# 1  
Old 11-02-2009
Run cygwin in .bat file

Hello everyone,

I've written quite a few AWK scripts to run in cygwin and now, I would like to run them one after the other in a .bat file. The problem is, I tried modifying the .bat file used to run cygwin in the first place, but whenever I change something, it doesn't work.
The PATH is set up correctly if you wonder... I've read some posts on this forum and elsewhere, but everything I tried didn't work.

First I need to change directory, but when I use cd, it says "No such file or directory".
Even when in the command prompt I type "c:\cygwin\bin\bash awk" (for example), it says /usr/bin/awk: No such file or directory...

Here is a bat file I use that doesn't work...
Code:
@echo off

C:
chdir C:\cygwin\bin

bash --login -i 'cd /cygdrive/m/qc'

If you have any idea, please tell me!
Thank you.
# 2  
Old 11-02-2009
add c:\cygwin\bin into %PATH%

Code:
C:\Documents and Settings\xxxx>echo %PATH%
C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;c:\cygwin\bin

# 3  
Old 11-02-2009
It's the first thing I did. So it's not the problem...
# 4  
Old 11-04-2009
if someone want to know, you need to do this:
Code:
bash -i -c 'your script'

and it's done... the -c does the trick.

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