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FW: Can't change user context in CRON

Just downloaded and installed the latest snapshot of cygwin1.dll (unmae
-a gives: 1.3.12s(0.53/3/2) 20020626 01:38:25) and this has fixed the
cron problem highlighted below.

Thanks to Chris et al., for a speedy fix.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Arnold [] 
> Sent: 25 June 2002 10:30
> To: ''
> Subject: Can't change user context in CRON
> Since updating to cygwin 1.3.11 my cron jobs no longer work. 
> Event log gives an error saying CRON cannot change user 
> context. I'm also getting the same roblem as previously 
> mentioned in that I get chwon error when trying to edit my 
> crontab. Is this all the same problem to do with UID handling?
> I'm running in Win-XP with ntsec set.
> Regards,
> Tony.
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