Don't I get /etc/profile with a fresh installation?

Gerrit Haase
Tue Mar 15 12:36:00 GMT 2016

Hello All,

I have some business to do with Cygwin, again. Yeah!

I have a fresh installation now, but found, there is no /etc/profile,
no PATH set besides the Windows inherited PATH, so of course I can not
use the shell, e.g.

-bash-4.3$ which ls
-bash: which: command not found

Also after first invocation of the Shell, there is no HOME directory
created, no files in the Windows Users directory etc.

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

Regards, I think this was working better years ago back in the old
days of Cygwin B20, err... 1.5 or 1.7.


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