[ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 1.7.34-003 (Christmas/New Year release)
Tue Jan 13 09:09:00 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 ?
> I'm not sure I understand the question. Just change the db_home
> or whatever entry to another one and start another mintty?
That would be an indirect test, that doesn't tell a whole lot if things not
work to the expected results.
I'm trying different configurations right now, but it seems the result always
/home/$USER. And I'm not sure, if it is my misunderstanding, mistakes in my
cygwin configuration, or errors in system configuration?
It would be wonderful to have a way to directly test different schemes, even
if only for current user.
Andrey Repin (email@example.com) 13.01.2015, <06:47>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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