Home directory was not created
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
> -bash-4.4$ cd
> -bash: cd: /home/kavalpa: No such file or directory
> 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
This email may be disturbing to some readers as it contains
too much technical detail. Reader discretion is advised.
[Data in binary units and prefixes, physical quantities in SI.]
More information about the Cygwin