A $ in my path...
Fri Oct 24 13:02:00 GMT 2008
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>> Of ProblematicRoutes
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>> Subject: A $ in my path...
>> Hello all,
>> I have just had my work system set upto use cygwin. Unfortunately, my
>> directory and all other directories which are mapped to network stores
>> properly backed up have a $ sign in their path:
>> $ pwd
>> This $ sign causes problems everywhere - with latex, with svn, with
>> that uses ~ to refer to my home directory, because it expands to ...$/...
>> and bash tries to parse the $/ as a variable.
>> Does anyone know how to change this or hide this? It may only be a
>> with pwd and applications which use this because, e.g., when I'm in /
>> is C:\cygwin) and I type pwd I get "/" as the result.
> Would this work?
> cd /home
> ln -s $HOME/csmith
> cd csmith
> export HOME=`pwd`
This worked nicely, and so I've added it to my .bashrc - thanks!
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