Re: Gvim fails to detach from cygwin bash shell
> I've usually used cmd.exe (command prompt) as my shell on Windows, butman cygstart
> I've recently begun using the cygwin bash shell. With cmd.exe, running
> gvim from the command line caused gvim to start up and be completely
> detached from the cmd shell, meaning I could continue using the cmd
> shell while the gvim process was running and even close the cmd shell
> without affecting the gvim process. But now with cygwin bash, whenever
> I run gvim from the command line, it doesn't detach; it holds up the
> shell until it exits at which point the shell returns. I know if I use
> an ampersand on the end of the command then the gvim process will run
> in the background and I'll be able to use the bash shell, but I still
> won't be able to close the bash shell until the gvim process exits,
> which I don't like. Why is this, and how can I fix this problem?
specifically, 'cygstart gvim'
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