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- From: "S.H Long" <longsh01 at hotmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2004 23:45:09 +0800
- Subject: Installing cygwin
I have just installed the latest full version cygwin on winxp. The root
directory is "c:\cygwin\"
Now whenever I start cygwin I get this,
Your group is currently "mkpasswd". This indicates that
the /etc/passwd (and possibly /etc/group) files should be rebuilt.
See the man pages for mkpasswd and mkgroup then, for example, run
mkpasswd -l [-d] > /etc/passwd
mkgroup -l [-d] > /etc/group
Note that the -d switch is necessary for domain users.
/cygdrive/c/Documents and Settings/long
How do I set the HOME path in cygwin to "c:\cygwin\home\username\", please
provide a detailed explanation as I am new to this. And what is the mkpasswd
Please email your reply to me in-addition to the mailing list.
Thanks for any help.
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