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Re: Simplify AD integration?
- From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:17:30 -0400
- Subject: Re: Simplify AD integration?
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On 08/01/2014 06:01 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >4. Should Cygwin downcase all usernames when generating the Cygwin
> > username
>I prefer downcase. Other users probably will not. So db_username_downcase =
>true/false would be great.
Sigh. YA setting. I was trying to*simplify* the stuff and reduce
variability since that stuff only complicates the code for... what
Yes, that was my thinking as well. Automatic downcasing may be a convenient
feature for some but it doesn't seem like a "must have". It's always
possible to address this with a change in the Windows user name casing
or by adding the accounts that one wants to override to the passwd/
group files. I know each of these options has their downsides too but
these seem like sufficient work-arounds for a potential need that isn't
key functionality, IMHO.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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