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RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Re: Updated: OpenSSH-3.4p1-1
- From: "Harig, Mark A." <maharig at idirect dot net>
- To: "Chris Metcalf" <metcalf at incert dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 13:51:41 -0400
- Subject: RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Re: Updated: OpenSSH-3.4p1-1
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Metcalf [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 1:28 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Re: Updated: OpenSSH-3.4p1-1
> On Thu, 27 Jun 2002, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > The Cygwin version modifies that test so that if /var/empty resides
> > on a FAT or FAT32 filesystem, or if ntsec is not activated, the
> > ownership isn't tested at all. If /var/empty is on a NTFS
> > and ntsec is switched on, the ownership is checked against the user
> > running sshd.
> Thanks. This was indeed the problem (I'm running ntfs, ntsec).
> I saw your note about one small change and it didn't occur to
> that it was
> exactly the one thing that I went into the "official" sources
> in search of!
> Some words to this effect should go into
> as well, since it still talks about a "chown root:sys
> /var/empty" being
Perhaps this information should go into
My understanding of the documentation setup is
that Cygwin-specific information goes into
/usr/doc/Cygwin, while the "official"
(non-Cygwin-specific) documents go into
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