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Re: setup.exe and mounting home directory in fstab
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Warren Young <warren at etr-usa dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 17:24:22 +0400
- Subject: Re: setup.exe and mounting home directory in fstab
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- Reply-to: Andrey Repin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Greetings, Warren Young!
>>> My current solution is to just mount it in fstab with the following line:
>>> c:/Users /home ntfs binary,posix=0,nouser
>> Alternatively, you can set HOME in your
>> Windows environment to point to the directory you want as your home.
> Or, change the second-to-last item in /etc/passwd to something like
> Remapping c:\Users to /home is obviously more scalable, but do you
> really have lots of local users on that box?
Have it or not, mapping /home to OS profiles folder is a right thing to do.
I understand, why it isn't done by default, but if you know, what you're doing
- why not? It's a quick and easy way to make a backup and transition of
personal settings a transparent and effortless process.
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 20.09.2013, <17:18>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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