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Re: sshd default user PATH

Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!

> There's a problem.  On Cygwin it's not /etc/default, but /etc/defaults.
> Note the trailing "s".

You're confusing /etc/default/ (a directory with default initial values for
runtime/startup configurations of [mainly] daemons), which could and SHOULD be
changed to suit system needs and Cygwin's /etc/defaults with pristine copy of
installation environment, which not supposed to be touched by anything, but
installation scripts.

> OpenSSH only provides support for /etc/default/login with no way to
> influence the name or path.  This would require a patch to openssh just
> for the sake of Cygwin.  I asked upstream, but I don't expect that this
> will be changed any time soon.

I don't expect it to be changed at all, since there's nothing needs to be
These two directories serve completely different purposes.

Andrey Repin ( 14.08.2014, <16:32>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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