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RE: Strange new behavior...
- From: Vince Hoffman <Vince dot Hoffman at uk dot circle dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 14:39:40 -0000
- Subject: RE: Strange new behavior...
sounds like something funny in /etc/passwd try regenerating it with
mv /etc/passwd /etc/passwd.old
mkpasswd -l >/etc/passwd
and if you are in a domain
mkpasswd -d -u "your username" >> /etc/passwd
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian J. Ackermann [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 05 February 2003 14:25
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Strange new behavior...
> Hello all,
> I've been running cygwin now for nearly three years, and I've very
> recently run into a very strange little problem.
> When starting cygwin now, I have a new username 't-ow' (this
> is not what
> I login to win2000 as which is 'BrianA'), and my 'home' directory
> appears to be 'C\:'
> I've searched the archives and didn't come up with anything.
> I've uninstalled and re-installed several times, from
> multiple download
> sources(just the default packages, for simplicity's sake).
> Nothing changes this strange behavior. I am not aware of 'doing'
> anything to make this change happen. It started immediately
> after I ran
> setup.exe and updated my entire installation (the entire tree).
> Any ideas out there?
> I'm sure my install is USABLE, but I would really be happier if
> everything was working properly...
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