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Re: Absence of mkgroup and mkpasswd man pages
- From: "Robert Thorpe" <rthorpe at realworldtech dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 11:41:20 -0700
- Subject: Re: Absence of mkgroup and mkpasswd man pages
- Reply-to: rthorpe at realworldtech dot com
> On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 03:24:26AM -0700, Robert Thorpe wrote:
> > After installing a new machine with cygwin, it displayed the message:
> > Your groupname is currently "mkgroup_l_d". This indicates
> > that not all users and groups are listed in /etc/passwd and
> > /etc/group files.
> > See the man pages for mkpasswd and mkgroup then, for example, run
> > mkpasswd -l -d > /etc/passwd
> > mkgroup -l -d > /etc/group
> > This message will only be displayed once.
> > Unfortunately, though, "man mkgroup" or "man mkpasswd" do not work, they're are no man pages for these utilities.
> Install the cygwin-doc package.
Thanks, that was quite easy.
(BTW, personally, I think that if cygwin is going to give that message the first time it starts, then cygwin-doc's should be a default package, or the man pages should tag along with mkgroup/mkpasswd)
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