How do I get an identity

Andreas Bergstrøm abergstr@halden.net
Sat Mar 11 05:31:00 GMT 2000


Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Cygwin has tools named `mkpasswd' and `mkgroup' to create
> passwd and group files. Start them without options for help.

I tried running these two commands, windows gave an error stating that
they were linked to missing exports:

NETAPI32.DLL:NetUserEnum      - MKPASSWD
NETAPI32.DLL:NetApiBufferFree - MKGROUP

While BASH looked like this:

BASH.EXE-2.02$ mkpasswd
BASH.EXE: //E/PROGRA~1/CYGNUS/CYGWIN~1/H-I586~1/BIN/mkpasswd: Permission denied
BASH.EXE-2.02$ mkgroup
BASH.EXE: //E/PROGRA~1/CYGNUS/CYGWIN~1/H-I586~1/BIN/mkgroup: Permission denied
BASH.EXE-2.02$

I tried using GDB, but I do not know what an error 31 is.

(gdb) run
Starting program: //E/PROGRA~1/CYGNUS/CYGWIN~1/H-I586~1/BIN/mkpasswd.exe
Error creating process //E/PROGRA~1/CYGNUS/CYGWIN~1/H-I586~1/BIN/mkpasswd.exe, (
error 31)

Does anyone how to correct this?

Thanks in advance.

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