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Re: Strange new behavior...
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Brian J. Ackermann" <brianj774 at gmx dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 12:18:48 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Strange new behavior...
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Oops, sorry, should have read your message more carefully...
/etc/postinstall/passwd-grp.sh simply does not create domain users. I'm
sure this fact is documented somewhere, but I can't find it at the moment.
On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, Brian J. Ackermann wrote:
> Understandable, but in my desperation I removed the entire C:\cygwin
> root directory, no to mention a number of regustry entries...
> So, one might think I was thourough...
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >Because even a complete uninstall won't remove user-created files (such as
> >/etc/passwd), and a reinstall won't recreate them if they are already
> > Igor
> >On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, Brian J. Ackermann wrote:
> >>Yep, that did the trick (the mkpasswd -d -u solution)
> >>Thanks a bunch...
> >>I am still wondering why this didn't 'go away' after a complete
> >>uninstall, and consequent reinstall?
> >>>>Vince says:
> >>>>sounds like something funny in /etc/passwd try regenerating it with
> >>>>mv /etc/passwd /etc/passwd.old
> >>>>mkpasswd -l >/etc/passwd
> >>>>and if you are in a domain
> >>>>mkpasswd -d -u "your username" >> /etc/passwd
|\ _,,,---,,_ email@example.com
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