db_home setting in nsswitch.conf is ignored.

Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] BBuchbinder@niaid.nih.gov
Fri Jul 24 12:19:00 GMT 2015


Suggestion for the Cygwin developers:

What about a file in /etc that contains contain environmental variables
that sets cygwin-specific variables and overrides anything in Windows'
environment?

It would also make it possible to clone an installation by
copying - no need to modify the environment.

See https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2010-01/msg00977.html

Sorry, I'm not a coder and cannot contribute a developer a cannot
propose a path.

As previously:  "Just a suggestion, not a request."

Best wishes,

- Barry
  Disclaimer: Statements made herein are not made on behalf of NIAID.


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