Directory c:\%USERPROFILE% created
Mon Jun 13 14:49:00 GMT 2005
On Jun 13 16:16, Oliver Geisen wrote:
> >>i was wandering about strange folders created in the root directory of
> >>my Cygwin-Enhanced PCs and found out
> >>that everytime i start installer programs from within a cygwin shell,
> >>folder called %USERPROFILE% is created
> >>in the base directory of the pc's harddisk.
> >Sure it's not something you're doing? The variable is certainly
> >available when running the shell with cygwin.bat. And even when
> >starting, say, tcsh directly from explorer, the variable is there,
> >right in the environment.
> I tested this again. After starting a "local" bash (local means i start
> it via doubleclick from within windows) i can see a "USERPROFILE"
> If i do this in an bash started remotely (via sshd) i can't see it
> So i think this variable comes from Explorer of whatever and is not
> within a ssh-shell session.
> This is also reflected by "cygpath -D" which outputs
> I found no trace where this var is set, so please give me a hint.
It's set inside of Cygwin if possible. It opens the registry and
tries to read the following key:
If it's available, it's used as $USERPROFILE, otherwise $USERPROFILE
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