[ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 1.7.34-003 (Christmas/New Year release)

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Mon Jan 12 13:50:00 GMT 2015

Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!

>> > I added a %H specifier to the /path schema which is substituted by the
>> > Windows home path in POSIX notation.  So, what you should be able to do
>> > now is something like:
>> >
>> >   db_home: /%H/cygwin
>> I've used
>>    db_home: %H/cygwin

> Meep!  Did you read the preliminary user's guide?  You really should.

>   https://cygwin.com/preliminary-ug/ntsec.html#ntsec-mapping-nsswitch-passwd

> The leading slash is in integral part of the "path" scheme,  The above
> is not recognized as valid entry at all.

Speaking of validity of entries.
I was toying around with my chain of VM's, and got to think about a way to
debug new nsswitch.conf configurations.
Is there an easy way to see, what steps are performed, and what results are
returned, from schemes specified in nsswitch.conf ?

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 12.01.2015, <15:48>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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