passwd help/version patch

Corinna Vinschen cygwin-patches@cygwin.com
Wed May 29 00:17:00 GMT 2002


On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 10:56:21PM -0500, Joshua Daniel Franklin wrote:
> Here is the --help, --version patch for passwd.
> I used the idea from a recent cygpath patch to separate usage output into
> sections, though I feel I've improved on it a bit. :)
> Corinna, you might want to take a look at these longopt names I chose to
> make sure they're OK:

Cool.  Applied.

While playing with it, I'd suddenly missed a short text in the usage,
that the username has to be the windows username, not the Cygwin
username.  Passwd has been written before all that ntsec stuff AFAIR,
so it has no idea that the user "Administrator" might be renamed
to "root" in /etc/passwd.  Do you think you could add something
appropriate?  Or perhaps change passwd to take the Cygwin name and
convert it to the windows name???

Corinna

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