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Re: Install battle over, how to set up user?

Ok.  Your cygcheck output says that you're a domain user, and that domain
groups are not part of /etc/group:

C:\cygwin\bin\id.exe output (ntsec)
UID: 38685(d1wmw01)  GID: 28109(mkgroup_l_d)
     ^^^^^                      ^^^^^^^^^^^
This is what's cauing the message you saw.  Now, as Pierre said in
<>, this is purely
aesthetic and shouldn't affect the operation of Cygwin in any way.
If the message annoys you, you can run "mkgroup -l -d > /etc/group" (make
a backup of your current /etc/group, just in case).  Be prepared that this
command might take a long time in large domains.  Otherwise, just ignore
this message.  Perhaps we should make separate messages for
"mk{passwd,group}" and "mkgroup_l_d"...

On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 wrote:

> Ok, I ran cygcheck -s -v -r > cygcheck.out, and I attached the
> cygcheck.out file to this email.
> > On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 wrote:
> >
> >> Hi -
> >>
> >> I finally got cygwin to install, after downloading lots and lots of
> >> packages and with everyone's helpful hints on this mailing list.  Thanks
> >> a
> >> lot to all of you.
> >>
> >> So, I started cygwin, and I get this message at the top of the screen
> >> above the bash prompt:
> >>
> >>     Your username or group hasn't been setup correctly.
> >>     This typically happens if you are a domain user
> >>     (cygwin does not automatically create /etc/passwd or
> >>     /etc/group for domain users)
> >>
> >> What should I do here?  Is there such a thing as a 'root' account and
> >> user
> >> accounts?
> >>
> >> Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Please read <>, particularly the bit about
> > attaching (as in 'uncompressed text *attachment*') the output of "cygcheck
> > -svr".
> >       Igor

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