passwd edited /etc/passwd patch

Joshua Daniel Franklin joshuadfranklin@yahoo.com
Thu Jun 13 21:04:00 GMT 2002


--- Corinna Vinschen <cygwin-patches@cygwin.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 08:18:15PM -0500, Joshua Daniel Franklin wrote:
> > +  /* Try getting a Win32 username in case the user edited /etc/passwd */
> > +  if (ret == NERR_UserNotFound)
> > +  {
> > +    if ((pw = getpwnam (user)))
> > +      cygwin_internal (CW_EXTRACT_DOMAIN_AND_USER, pw, domain, (char *)
> user);
> 
> Thanks for the patch but, hmm, I think I'd prefer to look always for
> the Cygwin username first.
> It's unlikely and probably just an academic case but you could have
> the Cygwin username user_a for the windows user user_b and vice versa.
> 

Umm...kay. I was trying to avoid the extra system call, but I guess it
probably won't make much difference. I'm having build problems right now 
but I think this patch will do what you're asking. 


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