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Re: $HOME Directory Relocation
----- Original Message -----
From: "Benoit Rochefort" <Benoit.Rochefort@gerad.ca>
To: "Laurence F. Wood" <LaurenceWood@sunyatasystems.com>
Cc: "Cygwin@Cygwin. Com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 13:11
Subject: Re: $HOME Directory Relocation
> Since no login occurs, place it in your batch file calling bash, or in
> /etc/profile like I do. Here is my /etc/profile that correct many such
> environment variable problems I found over the time:
The problem with setting HOME to a fixed value in cygwin.bat or /etc/profile
is that limits your cygwin installation to a single user. That's why the
default /etc/profile allows $HOME to be passed through from the user's
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