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Re: Cygwin64 ignoring /etc/passwd shell field?

On 3/3/2014 10:05 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
On Mar  3 08:55, Charles Wilson wrote:
On 2/26/2014 5:07 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
Weird, I was pretty sure we already have an /etc/shells file installed
by default.  Apparently not.  So, shan't we add one?


The base-files package would be a good place to be.  David?

Currently inetutils-server provides /etc/defaults/etc/shells. If
that file is required by base functionality now, then I've no
problem removing it and modifying inetutils' postinstall/preremove
scripts. But we'll need to synchronize the uploads of
inetutils-server-$next and base-files-$next.

Speaking of base-files, version 4.1-2 has been in test now for over
two fine here and fixes a problem with $TEMP and other
"standard" variable names: 4.1-1 set both $TEMP and $temp, but these
are not distinguished by native processes, leading to confusion if a
native process reset $TEMP (but not $temp).

I had a problem when running it in an early stage of 64 bit development,
but I don't remember at all what the problem was.  Do you run it on
64 bit as well?

I think this is what you're trying to remember:


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