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Re: cygwin-1.3.16-1

On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 07:22:58PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 11:50:46PM -0000, wrote:
>> Strange consequence of upgrading from cygwin-1.3.15-2 to 1.3.16-1: instead
>> of starting off in ~ with ~/.bash_profile correctly read, now start in /
>> with ~/.bash_profile not read. Both /etc/group and /etc/passwd are
>> unaltered. However Cygwin now seems to know my username but not my group,
>> which is now "unknown". I'm using W98/SE. Alternating between 1.3.15-2 and
>> 1.3.16-1 means the phenomenon described comes and goes. Full install. All
>> other provision upgraded to latest available version incl. bash-2.05b-8.
>> Just letting you know. Possibly user error. Thanks anyway. Fergus
>1.3.16-1 contains changes to help users with ntsec and less than perfect
>passwd/group, but it now seems to have unexpected side effect for Win98. 
>Cygwin does not find your entry in passwd. Is there one starting with your 
>Would you mind sending the output of "id" and your passwd file?

Or maybe not...


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