To catch everyone up...
The VSCmdShell provides users with a shell window inside the Visual Studio IDE that can be used for Visual Studio commands as well. Current version allows user to use either Windows Command Shell (cmd.exe) or Windows PowerShell.
Well, last month we shipped a 1.0 version for VS2005 to codeplex and this month we added a couple of features and fixed some blocking bugs that were reported by the community.
Bertan, the developer, has more details on his blog and you can go to the codeplex site to get the most recent release. Give it a try and leave some feedback on Codeplex for us.