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RE: bash incorrectly determines HOME and HOMEDRIVE

At 05:14 PM 3/25/2004, you wrote:

>> -----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

Don't set it at all and set what it looks like in cmd.exe.  You'll see it's
set and will be C: too.  

You can set any environment variable to anything you want in .bashrc.
Have at it! ;-)

Larry Hall                    
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