FW: [PATCH] mkpasswd.c - allows selection of specific user

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Sat Jan 12 13:01:00 GMT 2002

On Sat, Jan 12, 2002 at 03:44:55PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Sat, Jan 12, 2002 at 03:41:22PM -0500, Mark Bradshaw wrote:
>>I've found that error numbers are much easier to search by.  I've always had
>>better luck when looking through TechNet if I use the error number, rather
>>than the description.
>But what would you be searching for?   Are you saying that the text isn't going
>to be good enough to figure out a problem?  If so, then why are we going to this

Nevermind.  I just remembered a previous discussion with Mumit Khan about a
similar subject.  The reason why the number is good is that the text will
be translated into your native language.

So, when someone in the cygwin mailing list reports a mkpasswd error in
Swahili, the only way I'll be able to figure it out will be from the number.

Objection withdrawn.


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