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RE: Strange new behavior...

sounds like something funny in /etc/passwd try regenerating it with
mv /etc/passwd /etc/passwd.old
mkpasswd -l >/etc/passwd
and if you are in a domain 
mkpasswd -d -u "your username" >> /etc/passwd

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian J. Ackermann []
> Sent: 05 February 2003 14:25
> To:
> Subject: Strange new behavior...
> Hello all,
> I've been running cygwin now for nearly three years, and I've very 
> recently run into a very strange little problem.
> When starting cygwin now, I have a new username 't-ow' (this 
> is not what 
> I login to win2000 as which is 'BrianA'), and my 'home' directory 
> appears to be 'C\:'
> I've searched the archives and didn't come up with anything.
> I've uninstalled and re-installed several times, from 
> multiple download 
> sources(just the default packages, for simplicity's sake).
> Nothing changes this strange behavior.  I am not aware of 'doing' 
> anything to make this change happen.  It started immediately 
> after I ran 
> setup.exe and updated my entire installation (the entire tree).
> Any ideas out there?
> I'm sure my install is USABLE, but I would really be happier if 
> everything was working properly...
> Thanks,
> Brian
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