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

On Feb 22 16:33, Charles Wilson wrote:
> 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).

The changes in csih_account_has_necessary_privileges appear to do what
they should.  Just put it out of testing and see what happens.


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