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Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 14:59:44 -0400
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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Subject: Re: [mathew DOT boorman AT au DOT cmg DOT com: /etc/profile /etc/passwd and HOME]
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Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 02:39:02PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > >
> > > On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 08:01:03PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > >I like that idea.
> > > >
> > > >Should we add these lines to the generated profile?
> > >
> > > Doesn't bash do this for you automatically, somehow?
> >
> > I just checked and yes it does.  However I believe that would only be
> > for --login.
> 
> Oops.  I wasn't aware of that.  I'm to used to tcsh, probably.
> 
> What I'm wondering is, why was that a problem for Mathew then???
> 

He's not executing cygwin.bat but bash directly, possibly by clicking
the mouse or even modifying the short cut created by setup.  Or perhaps
he chose for setup not to create the short cut and added one of his own
later.

Earnie.

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