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Re: Why does mkpasswd -c use a different offset? Corinna?
- From: "Houder" <houder at xs4all dot nl>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:46:48 +0100
- Subject: Re: Why does mkpasswd -c use a different offset? Corinna?
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> On Oct 28 00:11, Houder wrote:
>> Hi Corinna,
>> I am confused ... the output from mkpasswd -c is NOT the same as the output from mkpasswd -l -u <current user> on
>> both my "Cygwin-32" and my "Cygwin-64".
>> Please, enlighten me ...
> It's a bug. Funny that this has never been reported before.
... aha, that makes sense.
> It shouldn't matter anymore, though, because mkpasswd is changing
> significantly with 1.7.33. I would suggest to take a look into the
> current test release 1.7.33-0.3. The mkpasswd command will produce
> the same uid and gid values as the values generated by the Cygwin
> DLL in "db" mode to avoid collisions.
Aha ... I have already replaced the cygwin1.dll (on my Cygwin-32) with
the one from the snapshot ... apparently, that is not sufficient ...
Thank you very much for your clarification!
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