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Re: Install problems
- From: Pavel Tsekov <ptsekov at syntrex dot com>
- To: Arek <james at verge-rpg dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 10:00:49 +0100
- Subject: Re: Install problems
- References: <email@example.com>
Quoted from the BASH man page:
True if the length of string is zero.
This means that you have your HOME environment variable already
> I just installed cygwin today (after a long while of not having it
> installed...) and when I started up bash I discovered that $HOME wasn't
> being set correctly! After looking through the faq, I thought this might be
> related to me having a windows login name with a space in it, so I edited
> /etc/profile to explicitly set my username to james. This didn't work.
> After doing a bit of testing, I discovered that the following structure:
> if [ -z "$HOME" ]; then
> was failing to set the HOME variable correctly. I was able to fix this by
> removing the if/fi statements and just arbitrarily setting the HOME
> variable. Am I going to have other problems doing this? Also, is there a
> known reason that the HOME variable wasn't being set correctly in the first
> place (it was just being set to $USER.)?
> My operating system is Windows ME, if that's any help...
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