RFC: 1.7.33 problem with user's home directory

Achim Gratz Stromeko@NexGo.DE
Tue Nov 11 07:30:00 GMT 2014

Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at> cygwin.com> writes:
> > This isn't set yet in our domain, but there's another AD just for the
> > UNIX accounts (I haven't looked at how that one is structured yet).
> > There's talk about maybe unifying these two AD in the future, but I have
> > no idea how that would work.
> If you're doing that at one point...
> ...it might give you similar trouble as you outline above.  As soon as
> the RFC 2307 posixAccount/posixGroup scheme is utilized for Unix
> machines, Cygwin's usage of unixHomeDirectory would potentially break
> your modus operandi...

Right, that's why I think that Cygwin should always have the users home in
/home/$USER and mount that based on some rule that the administrator can


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