handling invalid user/groups (was incompat in cygwin choice of using '+' as domain and user separator.)

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Sep 5 08:04:00 GMT 2018

On Sep  4 13:08, L A Walsh wrote:
> On 8/27/2018 10:26 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On 8/27/2018 3:50 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > The only sane way to handle unknown SIDs in file ACLs is to ignore them
> > entirely.  The result will be that you never see them in getfacl, nor
> > will they be stored by tar or rsync.  They are just not there from the
> > Cygwin perspective.
> ---
> 	Sounds fine to me...
> > I created a patch, uploaded developer snapshots to
> > https://cygwin.com/snapshots/ and released a new Cygwin test
> > release 2.11.0-0.4 with this change.  Please giver any of
> > them a try.
> does the latest cygwin also have this patch

No, I deliberately removed it from the released version to tease you.

> p.s. -- some "FYI" stuff about your email:
>        when i respond to one of your emails, I get two (2)        "To:"
> entries -- both to cygwin@cygwin.com.
> 	I think it might be because the emails from you contain
> 	two 'Mail-Followup-To:' lines -- see below**.

I only add a reply-to.  I have no idea where the followup to's are


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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