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RE: how set HOME on login?
- To: cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: how set HOME on login?
- From: Glen Coakley <gcoakley at mqsoftware dot com>
- Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2001 08:52:20 -0500
I have the same 'problem' though it doesn't bother me. But, to add some more
information, my account does have administrator priviledges on this machine
(but not the domain).
Glen Coakley, Sr. Software Engineer
MQSoftware Inc., (763) 543-4845
Have you ever wonder what happens when you run "rm -rf / " but been afraid
to try it?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael A. Chase [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 12:20 PM
> To: Sean Pollack; cygwin
> Subject: Re: how set HOME on login?
> Things to look for:
> What is the result from `id -un`?
> Does /home/$USER exist?
> Is the user defined in /etc/passwd?
> What are $USER and $HOME set to once bash starts?
> There is code in the default /etc/profile that handles some
> of those issues,
> but if your installation is relatively old, it might have been created
> before that code was added. The new code overrides USER, but
> leaves HOME
> alone if it is already set. It also includes 'cd $HOME' near the end.
> Mac :})
> Give a hobbit a fish and he'll eat fish for a day.
> Give a hobbit a ring and he'll eat fish for an age.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sean Pollack" <email@example.com>
> To: "cygwin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 4:08 PM
> Subject: how set HOME on login?
> > I'd like to be able to goto /home/$USER instead of
> > I open a cygwin shell.
> > I setup cygwin so my $USER is now correct.
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