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RE: HOME set to / [Was: cygwin-1.3.16-1]
- From: "John Morrison" <john dot r dot morrison at ntlworld dot com>
- To: "Chris Game" <cgame at bigfoot dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 10:46:42 -0000
- Subject: RE: HOME set to / [Was: cygwin-1.3.16-1]
> From: Chris Game
> In an earlier post, John Morrison wrote:
> > The way this is set has changed and *should* work ootb with a clean
> > installation.
> > The easiest way (I believe) atm is to...
> > $ cp /etc/group /etc/group.old
> > $ cp /etc/passwd /etc/passwd.old
> > $ /etc/postinstall/passwd-grp.sh.done
> > this should recreate /etc/group and /etc/passwd (check before
> > closing!) Then close and restart cygwin. You should now
> > be your domain user *not* your local Admin.
> > Also note that /etc/profile has changed, the new version
> > is kept as /etc/profile.default and should not overwrite any
> > previous copy.
> > The functionality has changed slightly. It doesn't run
> > ~/.bashrc by default, as per specs it runs ~/.bash_profile
> > which should check and, if appropriate, run ~/.bashrc
> > Feel free to change how this works - it is your system
> > afterall :)
> Ah! Thanks for useful hints
> - now how do I get out of this 'None' group
> that I'm apparently in, and into 'Users' or even 'Administrators'?
Sorry, I don't know. I'm in 'None' too.
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