[ditz-talk] Problems with environment "HOME" under Windows

William Morgan wmorgan-ditz at masanjin.net
Thu Jun 19 16:38:30 EDT 2008


Reformatted excerpts from Andreas Habel's message of 2008-06-18:
> Instead of "HOME" there are three other values defined:
> 
> HOMEDRIVE=H:
> HOMEPATH=\
> HOMESHARE=\\some-unc-path-to-my-home-share
> 
> If I do "C:\>set HOME=%HOMESHARE%", everything is fine...

Hm, looks like I am going to have to special-case this stuff for
Windows. Preliminary websearching suggests that HOMEDRIVE + HOMEPATH
is the thing to use.
-- 
William <wmorgan-ditz at masanjin.net>


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