Should password file entries show as machine+user

Corinna Vinschen
Wed May 27 13:53:00 GMT 2015

On May 15 00:47, Kertz, Denis (D)** CTR ** wrote:
> We have a new desktop PC with Windows 7 Professional installed.  Corporate IT had to set it up with a domain to allow access to the corporate intranet.  We have installed cygwin 64-bit:
> $ uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1 <machine> 2.0.2(0.287/5/3) 2015-05-08 17:00 x86_64 Cygwin
> On initial access, there was no passwd file so it was created by:  mkpasswd -l >/etc/passwd

You don't need a passwd file.  Please read the extensive documentation


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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