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Re: Change to passwd in cygwin-1.7.10-1 breaks ssh-host-config

On 2/22/2012 12:48 PM, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>> On Feb  9 01:09, Charles Wilson wrote:
>>> I've uploaded a csih-0.9.5-1 as a 'test' release.  Changes:
>>> * native/Makefile: Avoid -mno-cygwin and gcc3; use mingw cross compiler.
>>> * native/winProductName.c (GetOSDisplayString): Support
>>>    Windows 8 and Windows Server 8. Improve support for various
>>>    Microsoft OS products.
>>> * New functions csih_is_windows8(), csih_is_exactly_windows8(),
>>>    and csih_is_exactly_windows8server().
>>> * In csih_account_has_necessary_privileges(), no longer attempt to
>>>    validate membership in Administrators group -- the test doesn't
>>>    work properly on domains anyway. Just try to set the necessary
>>>    rights and report error if the operation fails. Reported by
>>>    Corinna Vinschen.
>>> * In csih_create_privileged_user(), don't attempt to check whether
>>>    /usr/bin/passwd has the -e option; all versions of passwd shipped
>>>    with cygwin-1.7.x support it. Reported by Tom Schutter.
>>> * Fixed bug related to the various existing csih_is_exactly_*
>>>    functions.

> What's the status of this?

Still in test mode. I haven't heard back from the OP whether this change
to csih fixed his error (and didn't break anything else).


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