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Re: user id problem
- To: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: user id problem
- From: tjoen at dds dot nl
- Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 19:36:01 +0000
> From: email@example.com (John Covici)
> Date: Sun, 31 May 1998 16:05:16 -0400
> Hi. I am having problems getting my user id properly recognized by
> programs (ncftp in this case, but it might be a general problem).
> If I have no /etc/passwd ncftp says I don't know who you are, but you
> have a gid of 500, but no userid.
> If I create /etc/passwd it seems to find the userid, but then can't
> find my existing home environment variable -- and it uses the root
> directory to save its .ncftp directory.
W95 or NT?
In my W95 and b18 w Coolview I have an /etc/passwd containing
in the env var uid is set to 500 (default) and home to H:\ which is
mounted as /
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