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Re: wrong home directory
Andy Koppe wrote:
Try changing /etc/passwd so that your home address is /cygdrive/c/home..
I've searched all over the web for an answer to my problem but i couldn't
find one, so I decided to send a mail here.
After I installed Cygwin, I noticed that my home directory '~' is not
/home/helvio, i.e. /cygdrive/c/cygwin/home/helvio (helvio is my user ID), as
I wanted it to. Instead, my home directory is /cygdrive/c/Program
Files/Emacs ! This is the folder where my GNU Emacs for Windows v21.3.1 is
installed (I got it here: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/windows/). I'd like
to Cygwin to open in /home/helvio by default, but I don't know how to do
I'd guess that emacs has set a system-wide HOME environment variable.
That would take precedence over the setting in Cygwin's /etc/passwd.
Check under System Properties->Advanced->Environment Variables.
(That's where they are in XP anyway.)
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