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Are there any drawbacks when replacing Windows' functions with Cygwin's in the PATH?

Cygwin allows executing shell scripts on Windows and many more. Some functions conflict with the Windows Shell's functions. Does the following hint lead to any disadvantages when using Windows ...
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Cygwin messes up Windows PATH

I installed Cygwin and uninstalled it after some time on a Windows 7 machine. But, the PATH variable directories naming is not correct now. Could some one tell me how do I correct this? Log below - ...
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Trying to access Libraries folder with cygwin

I saved some files in Libraries -> Documents on windows 7 and I try to access to those files with cygwin. Where is that folder Documents ? I've looked under /cygdrive/c/Users/my_user/ but I ...
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How to set path for MinTTY under windows/cygwin correctly?

I made windows shortcut with the following target: D:\APPS\cygwin64\bin\mintty.exe /bin/env PATH=/local/bin:/usr/local/bin:$PATH /bin/bash --login -i I was expecting it prepend path with my given ...
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pkg-config on cygwin will not find the gsl package

I am trying to use the Cygwin method for re-learning C using 21st Century C book by Ben Klemens. I've installed Cygwin and have been using apt-cyg to install the packages mentioned in the book. The ...
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Cygwin not cooperating

This is gonna sound very simple for you guys but I've never installed cygwin and the tutorial I used gave no contingency plan for when something goes wrong. I added the path C:\cygwin\bin to my Path ...
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How can I update cygwin shell environment variables set in System Properties window

Suppose I go into the System Properties window and add an environment variable to the Path. If I have a terminal window open, it will be unaware of the change, so I close it and open another one. Is ...
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Cygwin problem on windows path

I used cygwin to work in windows, however now I have a problem here. Since I put my cygwin on D:\cygwin, when I try to run a program, namely ocamldep.exe, it returns a path error which I don't know ...
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find command doesn't seem to work in cygwin

When trying to run find commands in cygwin, I keep getting the error "FIND: Parameter format not correct" However, the same commands run on linux. What's going on?