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RE: install cygwin in windows xp sp1
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 18:44:11 +0100
- Subject: RE: install cygwin in windows xp sp1
On 11 July 2006 17:58, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 09:07:31AM -0700, truelies wrote:
>> I am new to cygwin. I want to install it in windows xp sp1, but I can find
>> the home dictionary, use pwd, it's \cygdrive\r, any way to change it to
>> C:\Cygwin\Home\username? Thank you!
> Sorry. Cygwin emulates Linux. Linux doesn't use path names like
> If you don't want to use the type of posix path names that Linux employs
> then maybe you shouldn't be using Cygwin.
Well, according to
the OP could set HOME to that in the windows environment vars and it'll be
automatically translated to /home/username in cygwin.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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