cygwin 1.5.6 release notes - comments needed

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Mon Dec 15 14:22:00 GMT 2003


On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 02:01:31PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Dec 14 23:35, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> Corinna, Pierre, could you add some lines detailing your security
>> changes and, if needed, flesh out my descriptions of your changes?
>
>My changes are:
>
>- Drop using of statically sized buffers for ACLs and security descriptors.
>  (Corinna Vinschen)
>
>- Accomodate GENERIC permission bits in ACLs (Corinna Vinschen)
>
>> - Implement mknod.  (Christopher Faylor)
>
>Didn't you say you drop this one until FIFO's are working?

mkfifo != mknod.

>> - ** Corinna talk about passwd options here, please? ***
>
>- Implement new options for passwd(1):
>  -c/-C   User must not/may change password.
>  -e/-E   User's password never expires/expires according to aging rules.
>  -p/-P   Password not required/is required for user.
>  (Corinna Vinschen)
>
>- Implement missing POSIX SEM calls sem_open, sem_close, sem_timedwait 
>  and sem_getvalue. (Corinna Vinschen)

Thanks.

cgf



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