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Re: $USERNAME != $USER ($USERNAME = Win NT name)
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: danielzr at netzero dot net, Cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 22:16:03 -0500
- Subject: Re: $USERNAME != $USER ($USERNAME = Win NT name)
At 08:15 PM 12/6/2001, Daniel Rosenzweig wrote:
>In NT, I have a username, lets call it, 'myname', which has admin rights
>(for the local PC). When I did a try mkpasswd -l > /etc/passwd it never
>created a listing for danr -- it created one for Administrator --- and
>that's what my $USER and home directory are set for. On the other hand,
>Cygwin set my $USERNAME to 'myname'. What's going on here?
Since you're repeating your question, I'll repeat my answer:
Checking the FAQ and email archives will give you some insights here.
Larry Hall firstname.lastname@example.org
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