db_home setting in nsswitch.conf is ignored.

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Fri Jul 24 16:05:00 GMT 2015

Greetings, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E]!

> 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?

You can do it yourself by creating /etc/environment and sourcing it from user
profile script.

> 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."

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Friday, July 24, 2015 18:55:04

Sorry for my terrible english...

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