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RE: mkpasswd takes 18 hours to finish!
- From: "Rick Hellicar (QMP)" <Rick dot Hellicar at eml dot ericsson dot se>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 09:23:11 +0200
- Subject: RE: mkpasswd takes 18 hours to finish!
On Fri, 13 Sep 2002, Igor wrote:
> It may be that the order of arguments matters, and that the correct way to
> specify the username and the domain would be
> mkpasswd -u MY_USER_ID -d MY_DOMAIN >> /etc/passwd
> but the point remains the same.
You're right, Igor. I'd already tried the -u switch and seen that
it didn't appear to work; I'd not thought of the possibility that
the mkpasswd code was sensitive to the order of the command-line
The answer pops out in under a second using -u before -d. Perfect.
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