----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul G." <pgarceau@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2002 5:25 AM
Subject: Re: [Mingw-msys] MSYS.bat (env.space)
> Right-click on (MSYS) icon.
> Select "Properties" from pull down menu
> Select "Program" tab (You will see msys.bat noted)
> Change the Cmd line to:
> c:\windows\command.com /E:4096 /c D:\MSYS\1.0\MSYS.BAT
> Leave everything else alone.
> Click on "Ok"
> Now you're done.
> The line noted above sets your environment space to 4096k (4Mb). That is
more than sufficient for MSYS.
Thats actually 4096 bytes (read the output of command /?), which is still
plenty for Mingw.
> More Caveats:
> You should not use things like "SHELL=" or mess with the Windows OS
Registr(ies)y unless you
> really know what you are doing (fooling around with). It's like playing
with fire, you could get very badly burned.
> Paul G.
I did not know about the system.ini solution, but I am sure that I have used
the SHELL setting successfully in the past (or maybe it was COMSPEC).