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- To: Cygwin Maillist <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: Re: PASSWD.EXE
- From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 09:15:10 +0200
- References: <001d01c11a14$57b91520$0f52a9cb@ebizmalay>
On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 06:58:36AM +0800, ??z??78 wrote:
> Hi there.
> I was wondering why can't I use passwd.exe? Upon using this, I've got
> permission denied and win32 error "Error Starting Program: The PASSWD.EXE
> file is linked to missing export NETAPI32.DLL:NetApiBufferFree".
> Thanks for some explanation cause I'm just curious.
passwd runs on NT/W2K only. It changes the NT user database which
doesn't exist on 9x/ME obviously.
Use /bin/crypt to create DES encrypted passwords and copy them into
your /etc/passwd for telnet or ftp.
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