Cygwin 1.7.31 imminent: Please test latest developer snapshot

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jul 21 07:45:00 GMT 2014

On Jul 20 03:19, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Joel Johnson!
> > Perhaps I've missed it in searching through the recent archive, but
> > what's the status and release plan for the new passwd/group AD/SAM 
> > integration changes that were previously discussed?
> Missed. They are still in the works, release postponed.
> Corinna works around some edge cases ATM, if I understand it right.

Basically, yes.  There's also the problem that we still have packages
which are grep'ing /etc/passwd rather than using getent(1) and almost
nil feedback from the maintainers :(

> > That topic seems to be calm lately with snapshot testing. I'm waiting with
> > baited breath to get that change in a release to ease some integration
> > wrinkles we're having.
> I'm using snapshots with AD integration, and they are a wonder to have...
> Everything works so much faster. :P

Nice to hear :)))


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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