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Re: not updating unwritable cache ../config.cache
- To: Corinna Vinschen <corinna at vinschen dot de>
- Subject: Re: not updating unwritable cache ../config.cache
- From: "Kai Henningsen" <kai at cats dot ms>
- Date: Wed, 6 Oct 1999 10:51:16 +0200
- CC: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Organization: Spuentrup CTI
On 5 Oct 99, at 20:51, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Use mkpasswd and mkgroup to create /etc/passwd and /etc/group files.
> In the current snapshots, the following rules are important:
> - Dont use user and/or group names that are different from the
> NT account names.
> Ever: administrators::544:
> Never: admins::544:
> - Typically, group 513 is your primary group. This is `None' outside
> and `Domain Users' inside of NT domains.
> The primary group membership isn't important for `ntsec', so you
> may change your group entry in /etc/passwd to, e.g., administrators
> kai::1000:544:Kai Henningsen:/home/kai:/bin/sh
Supplementary groups don't work, right? (Just making sure I
understand what's going on.)
Anyway, given that NT doesn't quite seem to see a difference
between user and group ids (Novell is similar, incidentally), I
( mkpasswd -l -g ; mkgroup -l ) | sort -n -t: +2 > common
ln common passwd
ln common group
was the way to go here.
Using the 19990929 cygwin1.dll, this seems to work now. Thanks!
One more question: I see directories getting the other t bit set.
What does this mean?
> When you try `ntsec' you will see that this problem is gone.
> Maybe, you get other ones... but I'm working hard in making
> `ntsec' better.
Regards - Kai Henningsen
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