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Re: 1.7.5-1: a problem with mkgroup
On 4/20/2010 9:38 AM, Yuval Emek wrote:
When invoking a cygwin bash shell window, I'm getting the following
Your group is currently "mkgroup". This indicates that neither
your gid nor your pgsid (primary group associated with your SID)
is in /etc/group.
The /etc/group (and possibly /etc/passwd) files should be rebuilt.
See the man pages for mkpasswd and mkgroup then, for example, run
mkpasswd -l [-d]> /etc/passwd
mkgroup -l [-d]> /etc/group
Note that the -d switch is necessary for domain users.
An attempt to run mkgroup ends in:
mkgroup (101):  The specified domain either does not exist or could
not be contacted.
According to your cygcheck output says you have an old installation in
'd:\cygwin-old'. If true, please remove this and then run:
Then reinstall Cygwin in it's current location (just re-run "setup.exe"
and specify "Reinstall" for "All". Your current installation is
incomplete, presumably because of some conflict with your "old"
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