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From: Andrew Dalgleish <andrewd AT axonet DOT com DOT au>
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Subject: RE: A trick for installing cygwin natively
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 1999 13:43:51 +1000
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> Yes.  That's pretty much it.  As soon as you install a cygwin1.dll in
> your newly created /bin, Windows will try to use it iff you're also
> running /bin/sh from that directory.  If you aren't running any
> programs from that directory then everything works fine.
[Andrew Dalgleish]  
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So what are installing into /bin?
Just the winsup files?

I try to make everything match the spirit of the Filesystem Hierarchy
Standard, but it doesn't mention cygwin1.dll :-)

Cheers
Andrew

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