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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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LS_COLORS not respected on Cygwin

Whilst trying to configure ls' colors on Cygwin (specifically the distro babun), I found that the custom extension colors that were in the LS_COLORS environment variable weren't being used. Here's an ...
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Is there implicit path conversion in Cygwin?

http://www.mingw.org/wiki/Posix_path_conversion For any executable not dependent on msys-1.0.dll, MSYS will convert POSIX paths that are used as arguments to Win32 paths. This page attempts to ...
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MSYS2 why doesn't adding “mingw” to fstab have any effect?

The package I'm working on uses Autotools -- autoconf, libtools, configure, etc. I'm developing with MinGW-W64 on Windows XP sp3. In it's infinite wisdom, libtools has decided that my system files (...
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How do I display a manpage with groff in/on msysgit?

I've been unable to correctly set up a MANPATH environment variable in msysgit (1.9.0; 20140217) on Windows 7 (which is not my main concern here). Every time I execute the man command, I recieve the ...
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Calling java from Bash: “Cannot execute binary file”

I have this simple Bash script: #!/bin/bash java -jar ClosureCompiler/compiler.jar --js ../src/typescript.js --js ../src/ts-compiler.js --js_output_file TSCompiler.js I'm getting this error when I ...
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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-...