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Re: Get Cygwin home directory path for current user

On Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:41:11 -0700 Bill Stewart wrote:
> (?) I understand that the shell does ~ expansion. I am asking for a
> way to get that particular path (forget about the ~ character for the
> time being) without needing to invoke a Cygwin shell in the first
> place. (That was the whole point of the request.)

If you don't want to use "shell", you can:
c:/cygwin/bin/cygpath -w $(c:/cygwin/bin/getent passwd $env:USERNAME | c:/cygwin/bin/cut -d: -f6)
but I'm not sure if you think this is "awkward" as well.

Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@xxxxxxxxxxx>

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