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Re: latest version of vi messes up bash for me
- From: "Stephen Biggs" <yyyyy50 at hotpop dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 23:42:43 +0200
- Subject: Re: latest version of vi messes up bash for me
- References: <3EE5572C.20778.44D0D1@localhost>
On 9 Jun 2003 at 21:16, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 03:57:32AM +0200, Stephen Biggs wrote:
> > Maybe it is relevant to say that I am invoking cygwin by the shortcut of:
> > C:\WINDOWS\COMMAND.COM /E:4096 /c C:\cygwin\bin\login steve
> > with the /etc/passwd file entries:
> > user::400:401:user:/home/user:/bin/bash
> > steve::502:100:steve:/home/steve:/bin/bash
> > sshd::545:545:sshd::/bin/false
> > and /etc/group:
> > all::544:
> > users::100:
> > user::401:
> > ... instead of the normal batch file since this is the only way I could
> > think of to log myself on as another user into Cygwin on Windows 98.
> > Perhaps this is what is messing me up, but can anybody tell me a better
> > way to
> > do it? I need the user steve so I can use ssh to a different machine.
> Your passwd file is screwed up. Didn't cygwin generate one for you?
> If you login into Windows, use the Users control panel, create a user
> Steve. Log into Windows. Start Cygwin. Cygwin will use the entry for Steve.
> If you don't log into Windows, Cygwin looks for uid 500. So just put
It didn't work with the '*', so I took it out...
> Don't use uid 400, gid 401, they are reserved for non-existent entries.
> > Again,
> > this all worked before I updated my VI package.
> That's another story. No idea. Use emacs? :)
Still no change with the blind terminal after VI.
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