[ITP] rpcbind 0.2.1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 21 19:03:00 GMT 2014

On Aug 21 20:47, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen writes:
> > Procps only for sysctl, and sysctl is not working on Cygwin anyway.
> > I'll create a new procps package which omits sysctl entirely.
> Great, thank you.
> > As for sysvinit (and potential others), I'm not exactly keen to add
> > another hardcoded mount /usr/sbin -> /sbin or some such.  Perhaps
> > we should simply disregard /sbin and see to it that no new package
> > installs anything into it.
> OK, it is currently an outlier anyway.  What does one use sysvinit for
> with cygwin I might ask?

I have no idea.

> Now back to the other question: do we want or need to provide some
> standard / sanctioned notion of user root or group wheel?

We won't invent anything like that.  It will only make sense with
passwd and group files and those are going away in the long run.

> I still have
> those feature requests against base-files to change the shell prompt for
> users in group 544 to "#".

That's fine, but everything beyond that is strictly local setup.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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