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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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