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Re: Creation of weird WINDOWS-related (sub)directories




Greetings, Fergus!

>>> Just noticed: strange directory %SystemDrive% created at root of Cygwin
>>> installation:
>>> As in:
>>> /consoleX/%SystemDrive%

>> I doubt it is due to a cygwin program.
>> "consoleX" does not appear in the package search
>> https://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/package-grep.cgi

> Unintentionally I have confounded the discussion. The directory named
> "consoleX" is my home-grown Cygwin root directory.
> (Others' preferred locationname might be "cygwin" or "mycygwin" or
> whatever.)
> The directory %SystemDrive% occurs at the root of the Cygwin filesystem.
> I cannot work out what activity has triggered it .. ..

Any script that did not resolve environments correctly, or mangled Windows and
Cygwin environment into a mess.
%SystemDrive% is supposed to point to the drive of your Windows installation
(f.e. "C:").

P.S.
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With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 18:22:08

Sorry for my terrible english...


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