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RE: win32 dia and HOME=/usr/bin/%USERPROFILE% fix
- From: "John Morrison" <john dot r dot morrison at ntlworld dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 08:19:56 +0100
- Subject: RE: win32 dia and HOME=/usr/bin/%USERPROFILE% fix
> From: Soren A.
> this isn't a BUG in Cygwin, this is a FEATURE. I personally *want*
> Cygwin to honor my setting of $HOME (%HOME%) because I keep my user dir
> files outside the Cygwin fs hierarchy (makes my life easier if I decide a
> total wipe-and-reinstall of my Cygwin installation is necessary). Also, I
> may want some other, non-Cygwin software to be able to use a HOME
> dir that Cygwin knows about too.
Agreed, although I still keep my home directory as /home/john and mount
it outside of my Cygwin installation. Keeps everyone happy :)
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