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Re: hexedit install shell seems rudimentary

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 07:25:37AM -0500, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 2/18/2012 4:20 AM, Adrian Sandstrom wrote:
> >Would love if someone could help me get me back to my cozy Cygwin terminal.
> >
> >Problem:
> >When I use the cygwin shortcuts to cygwin.bat or mintty.exe I am
> >getting a basic terminal.
> >1) The command prompt displays "-bash-4.1$" instead of
> >"username@directory" like before.
> It sounds like PS1 isn't being set.  This is normally done in
> /etc/profile.  You might start by comparing /etc/profile with
> /etc/defaults/etc/profile.  They should be identical unless you've
> customized /etc/profile at some point.
> The postinstall script for the base-files package should have taken
> care of updating /etc/profile, so you could also check to make sure
> the script was executed.

This is probably caused by incorrect permissions in the latest base-files'
package contents.
A release fixing this will be available shortly.
For the time being, please check and correct perms in:


All of them should have owner/group root.root and 644 perms (rw-r--r--)

Hope that helps.

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