[PATCH]: cygwin_internal

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Fri Jul 1 19:11:00 GMT 2005


On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 08:54:05PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jul  1 09:58, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>>The situation is that exim has the concept that some groups are
>>privileged and can have write access to the configuration file.  They
>>are normally initialized to hard values set at compile time.
>>
>>The Cygwin port of exim fakes things up so that the gid of Admins
>>(obtained from cygwin_internal) is put in the list of exim's privileged
>>groups.  The problem is that the gid obtained by cygwin_internal (from
>>the Admins sid) may not match the gid reported by stat, which is
>>obtained by cygpsid::get_id () from the same Admins sid.
>
>Ok, that makes sense.  It seems that cygserver can stumble over the
>same problem.
>
>Chris, is removing cygwin_regname ok with you?

Yep.

cgf



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