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Bug#252930: Installation-Reports: Beta 4 as a VMware Guest

Joey Hess wrote:
> Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > ~/.profile gets ignored, because $HOME is set to / instead of /root,
> > so it uses only the definitions in /etc/profile. (This also leaves
> > a .bash_history file in /.)
> I thought that might be it too, but I cannot reproduce it in a sarge
> chroot with HOME unset. I think that bash looks at getpwent to find the
> home directory in this case.

For a unset HOME it seems to do that, but we have "HOME=/". I can
reproduce the bug with that setting.


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