ntsec odds and ends
Thu Feb 6 18:24:00 GMT 2003
On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 01:10:33PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> No problem, I'll rewrite this (after actually looking at the code this
> time). However, at least on my machine, most of the files, especially in
> /cygdrive/c, are owned by the Administrators group. If it's not in
> /etc/passwd, most files show up with "????????" for the user, which is not
> very informative...
Sure but in this case the admins group is treated as a user since it's
in the user entry of the file's security descriptor.
I think we never get that right. The problem is that the ls entries
only are 8 chars long, not enough to be really informative. Whatever
you put in there ("unknown", "????????", "mkpasswd", "run mkpa",
"dumbass"), you will deterministically get confused users.
Which means, I appreciate that you're going to add a few words to the
users guide. It's something we can point people to.
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