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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: csih-0.9.7-1
- From: Charles Wilson <cygwin at cwilson dot fastmail dot fm>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2013 02:10:10 -0400
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: csih-0.9.7-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
csih (cygwin-service-installation-helper) provides a library
of shell functions that can be used by other cygwin packages
that provide servers and daemons. It can assist in various
service installation tasks, such as:
* identifying the underlying Windows OS
* detecting whether a "privileged user" exists and what its
name is (that is, a user account with enhanced privileges
necessary for some services)
* creating a privileged user if one doesn't already exist
(assuming the caller has permissions to create new users)
* creating "normal" users
* obtaining the (localized) name of well known accounts
It is currently used by inetutils(iu-config, syslogd-config),
openssh (ssh-host-config, ssh-user-config), sspi(sspi-config),
sysvinit(init-config), and various others. csih should not be
used directly; instead, config scripts like the ones mentioned
above should 'source' the csih script, and then use the
CHANGES (since 0.9.6)
o winProductName: Better support for Windows Server 2012 variants.
o getVolInfo: Adapt to new w32api; avoid ddk.
o csih: Renamed csih_is_exactly_windows8server to
o csih: Added csih_cygwin_is_64bit.
o Support cross-compilation; support cygwin64.
o Use mingw64 toolchains by default for "native" executables.
volunteer csih maintainer for cygwin
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to
your system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
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