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RE: No home directory on fresh setup
- From: "Vorst, Jan van der" <JVorst at nedcar dot nl>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 14:58:54 +0100
- Subject: RE: No home directory on fresh setup
Same report, including sygchecks
> From: Vorst, Jan van der
> Sent: Thursday 21 February 2002 14:50
> To: 'email@example.com'
> Subject: No home directory on fresh setup
> A fresh installation of the latest cygwin results in no home directory.
> One enters in /usr/bin/<user>.
> I editted passwd to point to it /home/<user> and created the /home/<user>
> directory manually. This resulted in a correct login.
> Then CVS however didn't work well anymore in that the administration
> database was not updated in case of a modules checkin.
> I downloaded the previous cygwin version and made a fresh installation of
> this one. It had none of the above problems. After updating this one to
> the latest version (so no fresh installation) the problems did not
> So it seems to me there is a problem with the fresh latest installation
> The problem is reproducable on my machine.
> I cleaned the registry before each fresh installation (setup).
> The following report <<File: Mattias Brändström - home directory
> problems.url>>seems to be the same.
> included are:
> 1. cygchecklatest: fresh installation of latest cygwin
> 2. cygcheckprev: fresh installation of previous cygwin
> 3. cygcheckprev2latest: previous to latest
> <<File: sygcheck.zip>>
> regards, Jan van der Vorst
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