Home directory issue
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Jul 8 16:17:00 GMT 2013
On 7/2/2013 7:50 PM, L. V. Lammert wrote:
> After installing Cygwin on a new system that is in a domain, there is
> something that is breaking with user setup.
> * The user home directory is not getting created
> * /usr/loca/bin & /usr/bin are not prepended to PATH
> * The user home directory is/cygdrive/Users/<user>,
> instead of/home/<user>
> * The path IS correct in/etc/passwd (/home/<user>)
Is the HOME environment variable set in your Windows environment? If not,
check the postinstall scripts in '/etc/postinstall', paying particular
attention to those that don't end in '.done'. If you have some of these,
run them yourself with 'sh <scriptname>' and then move the script to
'<scriptname>.done' Run the scripts in the order they appear. Otherwise,
if HOME is defined in the Windows environment, just remove the definition.
You may find you have to rerun some of the postinstall scripts to "recover",
particularly '000-cygwin-post-install.sh'. Or you can try wiping the
installation and starting over.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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