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Re: Owner/Group showing up as "??????????" on some Windows files despite mkpasswd/mkgroup

Csaba Raduly-2 wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 7:59 AM, aputerguy wrote:
>> If trustedinstaller is a valid file owner then I would like it to show up
>> as
>> the file owner in cygwin so that rsync transfers it over properly.
>> Presumably this would mean adding it to my /etc/passwd file though I'm
>> not
>> sure what would be the best entry to use.
>> On the other hand if trustedinstaller SHOULD NOT be owning any files and
>> its
>> just an error on my windows system then I would like to correct the file
>> ownership in windows so that the files have the correct owners.
> On Windows 7 and Vista, "trustedinstaller" owns (and is supposed to
> own) all the files of the OS:
> (quoted in
> )

If so, wouldn't it make sense to add trustedinstaller to the passwd and
group file to distinguish those files that have a legitimate ownership from
others that truly may be owned by an unknown user?

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