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RE: mkpasswd and mkgroup failures

At 06:10 PM 5/18/2005, you wrote:
>> At 03:12 PM 5/18/2005, you wrote:
>> >Has anyone else run into this or similar problems?  Am I right in
>> >thinking that this might be a problem caused by having two seperate
>> >accounts (one domain, one local) with the same name? 
>> Yes, this has come up before, though I couldn't find a 
>> pointer either.  The username/id of the user currently logged 
>> into Windows must be a domain user 
>> to be able to successfully use the '-d' flags.  
>Thanks, Larry.  She was logged in as a domain user - we
>specifically logged out and logged back into the system
>as a domain user in order to make sure that she hadn't
>somehow managed to log in as a local user :-/
>So, she *should* have had the username and id for a domain
>user.  Something in cygwin (mkpasswd, cygwin1.dll, etc.)
>seems to think she's the local user with the same username
>for some reason.

Hm.  A quick look at the code doesn't offer any suggestions.  If I have a
few minutes tomorrow, I'll see if I can reproduce your problem tomorrow 
when I have access to a domain-run network.

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.                      (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
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Holliston, MA 01746                     

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