Updated: csih-0.9.7-1

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Tue Apr 9 06:11:00 GMT 2013


csih (cygwin-service-installation-helper) provides a library
of shell functions that can be used by other cygwin packages
that provide servers and daemons. It can assist in various
service installation tasks, such as:

* identifying the underlying Windows OS
* detecting whether a "privileged user" exists and what its
  name is (that is, a user account with enhanced privileges
  necessary for some services)
* creating a privileged user if one doesn't already exist
  (assuming the caller has permissions to create new users)
* creating "normal" users
* obtaining the (localized) name of well known accounts
  (Guest, Administrator)

It is currently used by inetutils(iu-config, syslogd-config),
openssh (ssh-host-config, ssh-user-config), sspi(sspi-config),
sysvinit(init-config), and various others.  csih should not be
used directly; instead, config scripts like the ones mentioned
above should 'source' the csih script, and then use the
functions provided.

CHANGES (since 0.9.6)
========================
o winProductName: Better support for Windows Server 2012 variants.
o getVolInfo: Adapt to new w32api; avoid ddk.
o csih: Renamed csih_is_exactly_windows8server to
  csih_is_exactly_server2012.
o csih: Added csih_cygwin_is_64bit.
o Support cross-compilation; support cygwin64.
o Use mingw64 toolchains by default for "native" executables.

-- 
Charles Wilson
volunteer csih maintainer for cygwin

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