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Re: Win98/ME home directory
On Sun, Nov 24, 2002 at 08:18:18PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> Also, looking at the output of mkpasswd on Win9X made me think
> it would be more secure to set the passwd field to *.
> 2002-11-24 Pierre Humblet <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * passwd.cc (read_etc_passwd): Never add an entry when starting
> on Win95/98/ME if a default entry is present.
> * uinfo.cc (internal_getlogin): Look for the default uid if needed.
> Always call user.set_name ().
How I hate testing on 9x/Me. It's pure luck when it doesn't crash on
startup. And it's so dumb. I've installed a german version of 98SE on
a box with US keyboard. Changing from german to US keyboard layout
(which needs rebooting of course) worked fine but the @#^% console window
insists on still using the german layout. Incredible!
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