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Proper "$HOME" setup? (/home or My Documents)
- From: "Chris Bailey" <chris at codeintensity dot com>
- To: "Cygwin mailing list" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2001 16:37:53 -0800
- Subject: Proper "$HOME" setup? (/home or My Documents)
I checked the FAQ but didn't see anything on this (and did some mailing list
searches, but didn't find it, hopefully it hasn't been covered already, or
if so, point me to those if you please)...
I have cygwin installed on a Windows 2000 machines. When I fire up bash, it
has $HOME set to the "My Documents" folder for my user. But, /etc/passwd
shows my home as /home/crb. And, when I use ssh, it says it can't create
/home/crb/.ssh. There is no /home in my cygwin setup. So, my question is,
should I create that, and move my .bashrc from My Documents into /home/crb,
and then set a Win2k environment variable HOME to /home/crb? Or, is ok to
use My Documents and I just tweak /etc/passwd, or???? What is the "ideal"
Chris Bailey mailto:email@example.com
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