Commit 70a4c3f9 authored by Russ Fish's avatar Russ Fish

Add early mention of Emulab exe paths.

parent 026d4c32
......@@ -62,15 +62,18 @@ Before booting the node at swap-in time, Emulab loads a
onto the experiment nodes in parallel, using our <code>frisbee</code> service.
Emulab software automatically configures each Windows XP node, providing the
expected experiment user environment including: user accounts and Emulab SSH
keys; remote home, project, and shared directories; and network connections.
All of the Emulab experiment automation and monitoring services have been ported
to run on Windows.
<p>
keys; remote home, project, and shared directories; and network connections. <p>
The <a href="#Cygwin"> Cygwin GNU </a> environment is provided, including Bash
and TCSH shells, the C/C++, Perl and Python programming languages, and several
editors including Emacs, vim, nano and ed. <p>
The <a href="#Cygwin"> Cygwin GNU </a> environment is provided,
including Bash and TCSH shells, the
C/C++, Perl and Python programming languages, and several editors including
Emacs, vim, nano and ed. <p>
All of the Emulab experiment automation and monitoring services have been
ported to run on Windows/Cygwin. Sometimes the <a
href="../tutorial/tutorial.php3#SyncServer"> Emulab documentation </a> shows
explicit command paths, such as <code>/usr/testbed/bin/emulab-sync</code>. <a
href="#Cygwin"> Cygwin </a> handles both Unix and Windows-style command paths,
as described <a href="#Cygwin_arcana"> below </a>. <p>
The Emulab web interface manages a separate <a href="#Windows_Passwords">
Windows password </a> in the user
......@@ -897,10 +900,13 @@ good across SMB.
<li> Cygwin tries to treat <code>.exe</code> files the same as executable
files without the <code>.exe</code> suffix, but with execute
permissions turned on. This breaks down in Makefile actions and
scripts, where <code>rm</code>, <code>ls -l</code>, and
<code>install</code> commands may need an explicit <code>.exe</code>
added. </li>
permissions turned on. (See the <a
href="http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-specialnames.html#id4729857">
Cygwin Users Guide </a>.) <p>
This breaks down in Makefile actions and scripts, where
<code>rm</code>, <code>ls -l</code>, and <code>install</code> commands
may need an explicit <code>.exe</code> added. </li>
</ul>
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