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Re: $HOME Directory Relocation

----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Mosier" <Greg.Mosier@USA.Net>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 13:55
Subject: Re: $HOME Directory Relocation

> From: "Michael A Chase" <>
> Subject: Re: $HOME Directory Relocation
> > 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
> > default /etc/profile allows $HOME to be passed through from the user's
> > Windows environment.
> Ummm, I set this up in /etc/profile, defined several users, had then
> through telnetd, and it worked fine.  Matter of fact, without this setup
> /etc/profile, when you telnet in your $HOME is set to: /

Good point.  I don't provide telnetd services to other machines, so I tend
to think in terms of local users.  Doesn't /etc/passwd help with
Mac :})
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