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Re: base-[files|password] for 1.7

On Jul 29 18:21, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> From: "Pierre A. Humblet" <>
> | From: "Corinna Vinschen" <>
> || That would have required a decision when to call mkpasswd -d in the
> || postinstall script.  I don't recall that we ever did that.
> | 
> | I don't recall the specifics but it would have been a lot easier to use
> | -d rather than to create a -c . There must have been a good reason.
> I searched the list, there are tons of mails about mkpasswd, most from the
> turn of the millennium, AFAICS. Here are two interesting ones:
> The first one may well have been the trigger to have a -c switch.
> The second gives you an example of what can happen, and this is not
> acceptable under setup.

John, scratch it.  Back to -l -c.  No change to base-passwd.  And I
really thought that this change would be helpful.  Bleah.  


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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