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Re: Suggestion to make cygserver's unknown uid/gid messages more informative
- From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:10:43 -0500
- Subject: Re: Suggestion to make cygserver's unknown uid/gid messages more informative
- References: <5F8AAC04F9616747BC4CC0E803D5907D0541485F@MLBXv04.nih.gov>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On 12/20/2012 10:52 AM, Lavrentiev, Anton (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C] wrote:
Could you please consider adding a bit more information to these two
cygserver messages to help identify the offending user or group,
for which they get issued:
cygserver: WARNING: User not found in /etc/passwd! Using uid -1!
cygserver: WARNING: Group not found in /etc/group! Using gid -1!
Our app works very closely with the server making a huge amount of
requests, so if/when the things get out of control, we get tons of
these messages, yet none of them are very useful.
Seems like a reasonable request, at least at the 30,000 foot view of things.
I'm sure it's something that will be considered. I expect if someone
wants to create a patch to do this, that will receive quick
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