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Using msysgit in cygwin

07 Oct 2011

There are some pitfalls. One for instance is that it starts the editor wrong when running msysgit in the cygwin shell. Naturally I tried specifying different paths and ended up with the following configuration of gitconfig:
c:\cygwin\home\wallymathieu.gitconfig

[core]
  editor = “"/c/Program Files (x86)/Vim/vim73/gvim.exe"”

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  • cygwin
  • git
  • msysgit
  • windows
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