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I am in a cygwin bash shell, and I need to find out where cygwin has been installed in windows, e.g. c:\dev\cygwin

I was hoping for an environment variable, something like CYG_WIN_ROOT but can't find anything appropriate.

Is there another way to find out where cygwin has been installed?

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Does this do what you want:

cygpath -w /
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