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Re: Still testing needed: New passwd/group AD/SAM integration

Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!

>> >The latest snapshot, 2014-04-10, is a snapshot from CVS HEAD again.
>> >It contains the latest crazy ideas in terms of the user and group
>> >account creation without requiring the /etc/passwd and /etc/group
>> >files.
>> >
>> >Not a lot has changed since we made a break to test for 1.7.29,
>> >but there's one important change I'd like to point out:
>> >
>> >* cygserver now provides system-wide passwd/group entry caching.
>> >
>> >   All processes started *after* cygserver will try to fetch passwd
>> >   and group entries from cygserver.  While this is probably a bit
>> >   slow at the start, the longer cygserver runs, the more information
>> >   is present and later started processes will get the information
>> >   with all due speed.
>> Do we need to install cygserver.exe from the snapshot in order to
>> get this functionality, or is cygwin1.dll enough?

> This required new code in cygserver to handle the application requests,
> so you need the snapshot cygserver.

I think he was asking, if we are _required_ to install cygserver, or the dll
is enough?

Andrey Repin ( 13.04.2014, <14:37>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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