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RE: bash incorrectly determines HOME and HOMEDRIVE
- From: "Ken Thompson" <ken dot thompson at gtri dot gatech dot edu>
- To: "Cygwin List" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>, "Ralf G. R. Bergs" <rabe at RWTH-Aachen dot DE>
- Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 17:14:25 -0500
- Subject: RE: bash incorrectly determines HOME and HOMEDRIVE
- Reply-to: <ken dot thompson at gtri dot gatech dot edu>
> -----Original Message-----
> Larry Hall
> Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 5:04 PM
>> Subject: Re: bash incorrectly determines HOME and HOMEDRIVE
> Larry Hall WroteK
> HOMEDRIVE is set by Windows. You don't have to set it. And bash wouldn't
> know HOMEDRIVE from a hole in the wall. ;-)
That is what I thought but I can definitely reproduce this behaviour on XP.
I set HOMEDRIVE in H: in windows and then run bash and its reset to C:.
Definitely strange. Not that I really care since I don't use it for
anything. BTW, It is possible to change it in the ".bashrc" file
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