ntsec odds and ends (cygcheck augmentation?)

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Feb 5 18:29:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 12:34:03PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>At 05:52 PM 2/5/2003 +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>Actually I would prefer that over this extra check, changing the
>>group name to "use mkpasswd".
>I had some hesitations too. For a while I considered changing the
>user name itself, but that would cause side effects.
>Changing the group name doesn't matter at all. It used to be set
>to "unknown", which provides no useful information.
>I would like to provide unmistakable feedback, before the user
>has a chance to write to the list and be told to run cygcheck.

I think that initial feedback is a *great* idea but if cygcheck can
provide some kind of information that would allow diagnosing a
problem, that would be useful, too.

Maybe it could just dump selected fields from /etc/passwd and


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