Resolving localhost on Windows 7 (for exim)
Tue Jan 13 12:02:00 GMT 2015
On Jan 12 18:14, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jan 12 17:51, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jan 12 11:16, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> > > Now the bad news: the exim daemon crashes.
> > >
> > > The reason is this:
> > > $ getent passwd exim
> > > NT SERVICE+exim:*:376394:376394:U-NT SERVICE\exim,S-1-5-80-3213360373-4072665756-2198108471-1641386292-839958090:/:/sbin/nologin
> > >
> > > So even though I am requesting just "exim" I am getting an entry for "NT SERVICE+exim"
> > That's definitely a bug and I can easily reproduce it. I'm not sure yet
> > how this happens, but this is really not ok. I'll have a look ASAP.
> Oh darn, I especially *implemented* this behaviour, for the sake of
> being able to fetch the "TrustedInstaller" account by name.
> And then TrustedInstaller gets the account name "NT SERVICE+TrustedInstaller"
> anyway, so I'm rather puzzled what I was thinking back in November.
> Fitting: getent passwd "NT SERVICE+servicename" does *not* work, except
> for "NT SERVICE+TrustedInstaller". Oh well.
> I'll prepare a fix today or (more likely) tomorrow.
Done. I uploaded a snapshot with this change to
https://cygwin.com/snapshots/ Please give it a try.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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