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Re: cygwin login and passwords
On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 10:30:19AM +0100, Chris January wrote:
> > Is changing uid's and gid's in /etc/passwd something
> > to be avoided, since I assume these are windows assigned?
> > Need su and login to work seemlessly with windows'
> > passwords in order to allow remote logins and ssh
> > clients. Currently, login does not recognize valid
> > windows passwords.
> I have a version of su that runs on Cygwin. However I need someone to
How are you doing that? If you're doing that by giving create
token privileges or something like that to your account, that's
not a vaild approach.
If su is using a service under SYSTEM account, that's ok. But then
it's not needed at all since one can just use `ssh localhost' and a
running sshd to get the same.
> tell me how to coerce bash into running interactively (currently needs
> to be forced via -i flag). I'm starting bash using CreateProcess.
Login shells get their name preceeded by a dash in argv from their
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