The bash shell is needed to run several shell
4.5.1. UNIX or Win32 Cygwin: GNU bash
The bash shell is available for most of the UNIX-like
platforms and as the bash package from the
If bash isn't already installed or
available as a package for your platform, you can get it at:
After correct installation, typing at the bash command line prompt:
should result in something like:
GNU bash, version 3.1.17(6)-release (i686-pc-cygwin)
Copyright (C) 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
However, the version string may vary.