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Re: Ediff error -- Permission denied (Win8)

From: dbbd
Subject: Re: Ediff error -- Permission denied (Win8)
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 04:44:34 -0700 (MST)

Thanks for the reply, Eli.

I tried to diff files in several directories, and I got always the same
permission denied error.

I have c:\cygwin\bin in my PATH, and win7's Search finds diff.exe in
Also, if I eval-expression (getenv "PATH") in emacs, it does contain

How do I get the value of exec-path?  I thought PATH was copied into it
anyhow.  If I eval-expression (getenv "exec-path") it returns nil, but
presumably this is not the right way of getting the value of exec-path?

The diff that works is the cygwin diff. I evoke it directly from cmd.exe,
not in the cygwin bash shell.

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