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Can the Windows %PROGRAMFILES(X86)% environment variable be accessed in Cygwin or Git Bash?

On a C-level, environment variable names can contain pretty any character from the posix portable character set, except NUL. In bash, a variable can only contain certain characters (for instance, it ...
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Can the Windows %PROGRAMFILES(X86)% environment variable be accessed in Cygwin or Git Bash?

I just hard-coded the string. I know it's not the general case, but dropping this here with all the escaped characters for easy copy-paste: /cygdrive/c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/
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Access Linux programs of Cygwin from cmd and powershell in windows

Cygwin is a collection of Linux tools that are compiled to work on Windows as .exe executables. This is one description : Cygwin is a collection of open source tools that allows Unix or Linux ...
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