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Re: Doesn't chdir to /home/foo when cygwin shell is started


> At a guess, your /etc/passwd does not contain the user you log in as
("foo" in your example),

Wrong. foo has an entry in the passwd file.

$ mkpass -l

$ cygcheck -svr
---snip for brevity---
HOME = `c:\'
MAKE_MODE = `unix'
PWD = `/'
USER = `foo'

Cygwin DLL version info:
    DLL version: 1.3.22
    DLL epoch: 19
    DLL bad signal mask: 19005
    DLL old termios: 5
    DLL malloc env: 28
    API major: 0
    API minor: 78
    Shared data: 3
    DLL identifier: cygwin1
    Mount registry: 2
    Cygnus registry name: Cygnus Solutions
    Cygwin registry name: Cygwin
    Program options name: Program Options
    Cygwin mount registry name: mounts v2
    Cygdrive flags: cygdrive flags
    Cygdrive prefix: cygdrive prefix
    Cygdrive default prefix:
    Build date: Tue Mar 18 09:20:11 EST 2003
    CVS tag: dontuse-21
    Shared id: cygwin1S3



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