Ssh ignores $HOME

Ben Wing
Wed Dec 29 05:12:00 GMT 2004

> What in ssh's documentation says that it will *use* $HOME to 
> determine where your .ssh directory is?  The documentation 
> uses $HOME for notational 
> convenience and says that it will *set* HOME in the ssh 
> environment AFAICS.  
> Your $HOME directory in a ssh session under Cygwin is 
> determined the same 
> way it's determined in a local shell session.  Your home 
> directory is defined 
> in /etc/passwd.

Ack, the thinko strikes again ...  Thanks for the correction.

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