Jason Tishler jason@tishler.net
Thu Oct 14 11:32:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, Oct 11, 2004 at 04:25:18PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 11 07:58, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > Anyway, I found a workaround that may give some hints to the root
> > cause.  If I give Everyone read access to all keys along the
> > following registry path:
> >
> >     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Cygnus Solutions\Cygwin\mounts v2
> >
> > then the proftpd login succeeds.
> > 
> > [snip]
> I think there's nothing we can do about that.  If there's no local
> user profile and the user isn't logged in locally, there's no valid
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER entry.  Then you must be able to rely on HKLM.  Or
> do I miss something?

I don't know.  In some environments (e.g., Win2K SP4, workgroup), the
above workaround is not needed.  In others it is.  Unfortunately, what
is the difference is alluding me.

Anyway, since there is a workaround, this issue should not hold up the
1.5.12 release.


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