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upgrade to 1.7 experience ; Cygwin.bat doesn't find home directory

I just upgraded my first XP Pro machine from 1.5 to 1.7 - a couple of minor issues

Part of the post-install failed with many popup dialogs  - "The procedure entry point __ctype_ptr__ could not be located in the dynamic link library cygwin1.dll".  

After a reboot bash wouldn't start  - same error message.  Reinstalling the base package cleared this issue up. 

Cygwin.bat doesn't find my home directory (which is a sym link) rathe it prints a message telling me that there isn't a ./.bashrc in /usr/bin.   Looks like Cygwin.bat is identical between 1.5 and 1.7 but the behavior is different.    I thought this might be related to the mount point changes - but running copy-user-registry-fstab didn't change anything.    I did notice that this script uses $USER  which isn't set for me.   I set it and re-ran the script but I don't see any difference.    I never did see a /etc/fstab.d/$USER directory - but I don't have user mount points on this machine.  I also created a none sym link home directory but that didn't help either. 

Are other folks seeing this behavior ?   Any suggestions ?

imaging away / flick


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