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RE: MANPATH Problems
- From: "Ralf Hauser" <ralfhauser at gmx dot ch>
- To: "Elfyn McBratney" <elfyn-cygwin at exposure dot org dot uk>,"cygwin" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 09:56:50 +0100
- Subject: RE: MANPATH Problems
- Reply-to: <hauser at acm dot org>
yesterday, I got 1.3.20-1 and the problem is still here...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Elfyn McBratney [mailto:elfyn-cygwin at exposure dot org dot uk]
> Sent: Donnerstag, 20. Februar 2003 09:42
> To: cygwin; hauser at acm dot org
> Subject: Re: MANPATH Problems
> > > AFAIK there's some new "detect stale group and passwd" code
> that detects
> > > change and changes your user/group name accordingly. If you
> > > update the file
> > > anyway, as sid or gid may have changed, and see if that helps.
> > What would I have to type on the command line to get this new detection
> > executed?
> Sorry, reading what I said what a bit in the details-lacking variety :-)
> What I meant was that cygwin1.dll now detects when the information in
> /etc/passwd and /etc/group is stale (?). So if your username or group name
> is set to mkpasswd or mkgroup that's the user's alert to update those that
> file or files. The code isn't executed by mkpasswd or mkgroup,
> it's part of
> the kernel, cygwin1.dll .
> Did updating the your /etc/group fix your problem?
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