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Re: rename a user using setfacl -- possible? how?
On 2019/07/06 10:01, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2019-07-06 10:01, Andrey Repin wrote:
>>>> It should, but I strongly suggest to avoid using it outside Cygwin directory
>>>> tree to maintain maximum interoperability with Windows programs.
>>> No problem. my cygwin directory is at 'C:\', where it
>>> has been since WinXP... (:^|)
>> THAT is a problem. A big problem.
Forgot to get back on this. But why would the above be a problem.
used to be and I have found it to be very useful.
>>>> getent passwd
>>>> getent group
>>> those don't display GUID/UUIDs, but *nix user+group ids.
>> Try it sometime. They do.
> $ id user|group
> and see below for getent nsswitch changes suggested.
I tried the above, BTW, and was surprised at the changes!
Had a related question. I made changes to my /etc/password and
files. I seem to remember how those files were read by cygwin when it
was first starting, but I don't remember how to propagate changes in
those files into
cygwin. Is there a way to send a command to one of the demons to reread
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