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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: csih-0.1.3-1

csih (cygwin-service-installation-helper) provides a library of shell functions that can be used by other cygwin packages that provide servers and daemons. It can assist in various service installation tasks, such as:

* identifying the underlying Windows OS
* detecting whether a "privileged user" exists and what its name is
  (that is, a user account with enhanced privileges necessary for
  some services. These may include, among others:
* creating a privileged user if one doesn't already exist (assuming the
  caller has permissions to create new users, of course)
* creating "normal" users
* obtaining the (localized) name of well known accounts (Guest,

It is currently used by inetutils(iu-config, syslogd-config), sspi(sspi-config), sysvinit(init-config). csih should not be used directly; instead, config scripts like the ones mentioned above should 'source' the csih script, and then use the functions provided.

Changes (since unreleased 0.1.1-1) ====================== * added utility: 'winProductName' which obtains the exact operating system name (with finer granularity than `uname') Currently used only to distinguish between vista and server2008. * New system id function: csih_is_exactly_vista(), csih_is_exactly_server2008 * Protection against evaluating $0 when invoked by login shell

Changes (since unreleased 0.1-1)
* added utility: 'getAccountName' which obtains the (localized) name
  of well known accounts
* New system id function: csih_is_2k(), csih_is_xp(), csih_is_vista()
* New function: csih_invoke_helper
    invokes utilities in /usr/lib/csih/
* New function: csih_get_localized_account_name
    Given an WELL_KNOWN_SID_TYPE enumeration value, uses getAccountName
    utility to obtain the localized name associated with the account
* New function: csih_get_guest_account_name
    Shortcut using csih_get_localized_account_name for Guest account
* New function: csih_guest_account_active
    returns true if Guest account is active, false otherwise
* -src package reorganization



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