Setup 1.7 2.621

Corinna Vinschen
Tue May 12 08:33:00 GMT 2009

On May 11 21:17, Karl M wrote:
> I was able to reproduce the symptom with another clean install on my XP Pro
> machine. The /etc/group file was interesting...different than the output of
> mkgroup. Attached are the /etc/passwd, /etc/group and mkgroup output. The
> /etc/passwd file is sanitized for user and machine names. The mkpasswd output
> matched the /etc/passwd contents.

Looks normal.  The group file contains a root group because it gets
added by the postinstall script.  mkgroup does not add that automatically.
And files group owned by "root" are actually owned by the administrators
group for hopefully obvious reasons:

> root:S-1-5-32-544:0:
> Administrators:S-1-5-32-544:544:


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