id command - "I have no name!"

Kartic Krishnamurthy
Mon Nov 13 09:43:00 GMT 2000

Hello List,

I upgraded my Cygwin DLL from 1.1.4 to 1.1.5 today.  Now when I launch a bash shell, instead showing my userid@host, the prompt says
"I have no name!@host".  The id command worked properly (printed my windows userid) in the previous version but after upgrade, I am
getting this output:
->Click on the symlink to Cygwin Bash on desktop->

I have no name!@DIAMOND ~
$ id
uid=500 gid=544(unknown) groups=544(unknown)

I am running Cygwin on a Win 98 machine and for the upgrade I used the latest setup.exe from the Cygwin web site.

What could the problem be?  Sorry if this has already been discussed, I searched the archive for Nov 2000 but could not find
anything related.

Thanks in advance,

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