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Re: ssh-host-config script sends /etc/passwd thru awk
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin at cygwin dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:22:03 +0300
- Subject: Re: ssh-host-config script sends /etc/passwd thru awk
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Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> On Feb 18 16:35, Andrey Repin wrote:
>> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
>> >> > It's a bit confusing to talk about the Cygwin version when this is
>> >> > only about openssh and the csih package. I'm really busy with other
>> >> > stuff right now. I quickly scanned the ssh-*-config scripts again
>> >> > and they never write a passwd entry so, if anything, it's a problem
>> >> > in the csih helper script. Does anybody want to inspect
>> >> > /usr/share/csih/cygwin-service-installation-helper.sh for this?
>> >> I'm on it, and the only place, where awk is ever called so far in relation to
>> >> these files is csih_use_file_etc
>> >> So far it seems the user need to upgrade or reinstall his openssh package.
>> >> I'm off to try and set openssh on my newest VM, that have Cygwin first
>> >> installed after 1.7.34 release.
>> >> I'll be back.
>> > Looking forward to it.
>> You were right, the offender is the ssh-user-config, the check_user_homedir()
> ...which is using `getent passwd ...', not checking /etc/passwd directly.
>> The openssh is the 64-bit version, as in the stackexchange user's case.
>> The issue is interesting, though. When I first installed the openssh, it
>> offered me "prev" version of the package, even though I was installing from
>> the net. Re-running the installer picked the "current" version.
>> Setup.exe glitch?
> No idea. Mirror problem? I never encountered the problem myself.
Given the date of last openssh release, not possible.
But I will try scraping current installation and retry anyway.
Thankfully I have fast internet connection. >.> Or two...
Ok, got the results. The first click on the twister selects first available
version of the package. Which is not necessarily "current".
Can easily be reproduced with cygwin-devel package, which have both "prev" and
"test" versions, and is not installed with base install.
Andrey Repin (email@example.com) 18.02.2015, <17:09>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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