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home directory

New problem. Never had this one before.

In Windows, I define the HOME variable to C:\etc.

However, my cygwin.bat file reads
   @echo off
   set HOME=/home/kgreen     (also tried set HOME=H:\cygwin\home\kgreen )
   chdir H:\cygwin\bin
   bash --login -i

and the pertinent line from /etc/passwd reads:


BUT ... when I double click on icon (cygwin.bat), it keeps bringing me up in /usr/bin.

I've tried disabling ~/.bashrc and ~/.bash_login (just in case).  Same thing.

The odd thing is that in the cygwin.bat file, regardless of how I set it (with POSIX or DOS path name), when the cygwin window comes up and I type echo $HOME, it has the right value in it.  That is, $HOME says /home/kgreen.

Also, when I put a ~/.bashrc and ~/.bash_login inside /home/kgreen, it uses them!  So it's getting there somehow ... and then deciding on its own that it would rather be in /usr/bin!


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