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RE: Setting $HOME for Windows
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cherborth at qnx dot com>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2004 19:00:24 -0000
- Subject: RE: Setting $HOME for Windows
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Chris Herborth
> Sent: 23 December 2004 18:27
> George wrote:
> > I remember reading some time ago a vague admonition against manually
> > setting $HOME as a Windows environment variable.
> I set mine to something sensible (usually d:\home or d:\home\userid)
> before installing Cygwin; I've never had any trouble.
> Perhaps the issue is with the spaces in the default $USERPROFILE?
The issue is that on a Unix system, you set your home dir by editing
/etc/passwd. Leave the windoze environment alone.
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