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Re: Reloaded Win XP, now need to reload cygwin - sorta
- From: Vidiot <brown at mrvideo dot vidiot dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 22:10:28 -0500 (CDT)
- Subject: Re: Reloaded Win XP, now need to reload cygwin - sorta
Larry Hall responded:
>'setup.exe' will only remove files when uninstalling or upgrading. It won't
>remove configuration files that have been modified. Also, if the "user
>files" in question were not installed by Cygwin, they will not be touched.
>> Also, where was/is the crontab file placed when crontab -e is run?
>Keep in mind that if XP has been reinstalled, the ownership of the files
>will not be correct. Best to update the ownerships in Windows.
Why would that be? Windoze has ownership placed against files? I've never
seen a way to see said ownership info, like I can with Unix. I'm the same
Windoze user on both installs.
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