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Re: username should be lower-case for $USER
I know this is clearly a minor problem I am reporting, but a problem
Ismael Valladolid Torres-4 wrote:
> David Smiley escribe:
>> I am new to Cygwin. I noticed that the $USER environment variable has my
>> username in upper-case. So it is "DSMILEY". On unix based hosts I log
>> into, it is always lower-case. So if I try to SSH to another machine
>> I have the same login name, I can't let SSH automatically default to
>> because the case isn't right. *Even if* Windows user names are case
>> sensitive and so there is a difference between DSMILEY and dsmiley (are
>> they?, I don't know) I think $USER should be made to be all lower-case to
>> consistent with unix environments.
> Making ssh use different user names for logging in to different hosts
> is obvious enough IMO.
> Cordially, Ismael
> Ismael Valladolid Torres m. +34679156321
> La media hostia j. firstname.lastname@example.org
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