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Re: After new install, start in /usr/bin/{myname} not in /home/{myname}

Just in case it happens to anybody else during a new install (but I guess it
was finger problems with me?) :

> Extraordinary, this. Cygwin (latest version) was today installed
> on a W98 machine in a way not obviously different from many
> previous new installs -- that is, from a zip disk including just
> setup.exe + /contrib/* + /latest/* and no setup.ini.
> The startup location after keying "\Cygwin\bin\bash --login -i"
> was /usr/bin/{myname} not /home/{myname}.

After making a comparison with a working system on a 2nd machine it emerged
that, for whatever reason, (a) the directory /home/ was not created during
install, and (b) the file /etc/passwd contained the line


I recovered the position by (a) creating the directory /home/ and (b)
editing the file /etc/passwd so that it contained the line



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