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bash --login in Cygwin environment does not use %HOME% when doing tilde


From: Axel B. Bregnsbo
Subject: bash --login in Cygwin environment does not use %HOME% when doing tilde expansion.
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 12:48:00 +0100

Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
Machine: i686
OS: cygwin
Compiler: i686-pc-cygwin-gcc
Compilation CFLAGS:  -DPROGRAM='bash.exe' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='i686' 
-DCONF_OSTYPE='cygwin' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='i688
6-pc-cygwin' -DCONF_VENDOR='pc' -DSHELL -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DRECYCLES_PIDS  -I.  
-I/home/RLandheer/cygwin-contrr
ib/bash/2.05b-16/bash-2.05b 
-I/home/RLandheer/cygwin-contrib/bash/2.05b-16/bash-2.05b/include 
-I/home/RLandhh
eer/cygwin-contrib/bash/2.05b-16/bash-2.05b/lib  -O2
uname output: CYGWIN_NT-5.0 WORK-ABB 1.5.10(0.116/4/2) 2004-05-25 22:07 i686 
unknown unknown Cygwin
Machine Type: i686-pc-cygwin

Bash Version: 2.05b
Patch Level: 0
Release Status: release

Description:
When invoking bash on a Windows machine with the --login option, tilde 
expansion is not done using the %HOME% environment variable.

Repeat-By:
Set HOME in the ControlPanel>System>Advanced>EnvironmentVariables>User 
variables for abb
Invoke bash by calling bash.bat containing:
  @echo off
  c:
  chdir C:\bin\cygwin\bin
  bash --login -i


Axel B. Bregnsbo
ASIC Designer, M.Sc.EE
+45 44855990
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