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Dash in folder name prevents me from setting environment variables correctly? [duplicate]

I've tried several things below, but when there is a - in the path it seems to screw with the environment variable that I'm setting: leeand00@somehost MINGW64 ~/OneDrive - Some Company Somewhere/...
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What does it mean if a process has an O or an I at the start of the line?

After running ps, I noticed that a couple of the processes had an O at the start of the line. In all my years, I've never seen this. I thought that the meaning of the indicator might be common ...
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capturing subshell command substitution output

I'm trying to capture the output of a command substitution. This works until a pipe is added to the command. Am I doing something wrong or is this a quirk of mingw? $ bash --version GNU bash, version ...
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MSYS2: ulimit: max user processes: cannot modify limit: Invalid arguments

I was a victim of a fork bomb of my own construction, and I couldn't figure out how to stop it short of logging off. (Tools like ProcMon were too slow to get ahead of the newly started processes). ...
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Why does my Cygwin Bash always read from terminal when I try to execute an external command?

Please note that this is NOT the "command not found problem" where the path is incomplete. External commands appear to start OK and immediately seek terminal input instead of producing terminal ...
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build script: how to implement a “skip previously completed step”

I'm trying to create a build script for GCC (which works, for now), but I would like to be able to skip rebuilding all the prereq libraries when I'm only updating GCC/binutils for example. I thought ...
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Problematic build script with quotes

Hi I'm trying to create a build script that executes these commands: cd libiconv ../../src/libiconv/configure --prefix=/home/ruben/mingw64/build/gcc-libs \ --host=x86_64-...