Saturday, April 24, 2010

.bashrc not run in Cygwin

This can be caused by having HOME defined in Windows system/user environment. Thus say, when you do:
set HOME
... and if you get a response of "Home=D:\Home" for example then this can be fixed by:
cp -p /etc/defaults/etc/skel/.bash_profile ~
in Cygwin bash shell.

See also this link for more information.

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