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RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.3.12-1

> > Cron is running as a service using the SYSTEM account (UID=18). 
> > /etc/passwd is readable by SYSTEM (the protection is 644).
> Are you running jobs under SYSTEM or under your own account?
> If SYSTEM, it needs a homedir then, too.  Or you should use 
> full paths to the scripts or apps called.

I'm running jobs under my account.

Note that these jobs worked fine before I updated to the latest
cygwin1.dll version. I've put the 26 June snapshot cygwin1.dll file back
in use and the jobs work.

Test jobs show that $HOME is being set to / when the cron job works.
$HOME is set correctly for bash sessions run interactively via rxvt or

> > What other information would be useful to help track this down?
> You could debug it.

I'll see what I can do.

I guess that as no-one else has said anything on this thread that I am
alone with this problem?

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