Home directory was not created

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Mon Mar 1 17:37:51 GMT 2021

On 2021-03-01 08:33, KAVALAGIOS Panagiotis (EEAS-EXT) wrote:
> Something went wrong to my Cygwin installation update (update is performed
> by removing everything and installing again the new version). The home
> directory of my user was not created, when you run Cygwin for the first time.
> When I start Cygwin it defaults to the evil C:\Windows\System32!?!?
> -bash-4.4$ pwd
> /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/System32
> -bash-4.4$ cd
> -bash: cd: /home/kavalpa: No such file or directory
> -bash-4.4$
> How this can be fixed in proper way, without causing any permission issues.

By figuring out what went wrong during setup.
Please respond attaching /var/log/setup.log.full and terminal or console log if 

Otherwise just run setup-x86/_64 [-g] to upgrade without wiping everything to 
avoid such problems.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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