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Re: [ITP] rpcbind 0.2.1
- From: Achim Gratz <Stromeko at nexgo dot de>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:47:04 +0200
- Subject: Re: [ITP] rpcbind 0.2.1
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Corinna Vinschen writes:
> Procps only for sysctl, and sysctl is not working on Cygwin anyway.
> I'll create a new procps package which omits sysctl entirely.
Great, thank you.
> As for sysvinit (and potential others), I'm not exactly keen to add
> another hardcoded mount /usr/sbin -> /sbin or some such. Perhaps
> we should simply disregard /sbin and see to it that no new package
> installs anything into it.
OK, it is currently an outlier anyway. What does one use sysvinit for
with cygwin I might ask?
Now back to the other question: do we want or need to provide some
standard / sanctioned notion of user root or group wheel? I still have
those feature requests against base-files to change the shell prompt for
users in group 544 to "#". It'd be easy enough to keep the result in a
variable for other uses. on the other hand I didn't want to do it in
/etc/profile so far, but if it becomes standard fare that might be
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