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Re: Doesn't chdir to /home/foo when cygwin shell is started
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Xanana Gusmao <legolas_sindarin at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2003 09:52:11 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Doesn't chdir to /home/foo when cygwin shell is started
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Xanana Gusmao wrote:
> > 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
> bonga:unused_by_nt/2000/xp:1002:513:Xanana Gusmao,neptune\foo,S-1-5-21-2000478354-839522115-842925246-1002:/home/foo:/bin/bash
Is the SID (the string of numbers starting with "S-") above correct?
Also, the name in the passwd entry is "bonga", althouth the value of
$USER is "foo". Are you sure you've included the correct passwd entry?
Besides, FWICT, the above is not the contents of your /etc/passwd, it's
the output of "mkpass[wd?] -l". I think you'd better attach your full
/etc/passwd instead (there is no information there that could be used to
compromise your system security).
> $ cygcheck -svr
> ---snip for brevity---
Please don't do that. First off, it's the full output that's interesting,
in this case, the output of "id" and the list of installed packages, both
of which you've snipped. Secondly, please attach it as an uncompressed
text *attachment* to the message, instead of including it inline, because
the full output contains a list of packages that will produce false
positive hits in the archive searches unless it's in an attachment.
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