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Re: Don't I get /etc/profile with a fresh installation?
- From: Gerrit Haase <gerrit dot haase at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:02:04 +0100
- Subject: Re: Don't I get /etc/profile with a fresh installation?
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- References: <CA+Fg1xbJcaBO9UYvN4TFs8GFhTnGWcWWwg+TtuqukA_peHvhcQ at mail dot gmail dot com> <56E811B4 dot 6050903 at cornell dot edu>
2016-03-15 14:44 GMT+01:00 Ken Brown wrote:
> On 3/15/2016 8:36 AM, Gerrit Haase wrote:
>> Back then there was some postinstallation script which was creating
>> basic files like /etc/profile and other basic things were created with
>> the first login, like/home/<user> directory, including basic files
> That's still the case. The relevant postinstall script is
> /etc/postinstall/base-files-profile.sh. You might check /var/log/setup.log
> and/or /var/log/setup.log.full to see if you can tell why it failed. Or try
> running it manually.
Many thanks Ken, that helped me out. Why isn't this mentioned in the FAQ?
Just need to figure out now, why it is not running automatically.
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