setup.exe and mounting home directory in fstab

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Fri Sep 20 23:26:00 GMT 2013


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 
> /cygdrive/c/Users/rob.

> 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.


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WBR,
Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 20.09.2013, <17:18>

Sorry for my terrible english...


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