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RE: No userid
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Fox, Michael K" <michael dot k dot fox at boeing dot com>
- Cc: Doug Jenkinson <djenk47 at yahoo dot com>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 14:22:44 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: No userid
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
It looks like you had /home/Administrator as your home directory even
before you changed the user name. This would indicate that this
information comes from somewhere else. Do you have HOME set in your
I also don't recall you attaching the output of "cygcheck -svr" to any of
your previous messages (as requested in <http://cygwin.com/problems.html>).
If you didn't, please do so -- it'll help in diagnosing the problem.
On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, Fox, Michael K wrote:
> I fixed the typo (removed the extra 8). I assume this is what you
> meant me see. But that didn't solve the problem.
> > From: Doug Jenkinson
> > Take a look at the second to last parameter, that's the home directory.
> > > I have tried modifying the fourth line of the passwd file as follows
> > >
> > > foo7873:unused_by_nt/2000/xp:500:513:U-E182960\Administrator,S-1-5-21-1061762173-587356633-675955863-500:/home/foo78783:/bin/bash
> > >
> > > After this, when I restart Cygwin and type whoami the answer is
> > > foo7873, but Cygwin still thinks my home directory should be
> > > /home/Administrator and creates a new folder by that name.
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