[PATCH] cygcheck parsing of id output

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Fri Jul 11 14:51:00 GMT 2003


Another ping.
	Igor

On Thu, 1 May 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

> Hi,
>
> The attached patch allows cygcheck to handle spaces, commas, and
> *matching* parentheses in user and group names in the "id" output.
> There's some code sharing in parsing the user and group names, but that
> could be refactored in a later cleanup.
>
> One issue that also came up is the old "run a cygwin program from a
> non-cygwin program from an xterm" issue -- when running cygcheck from an
> xterm, id pops up a separate window and cygcheck gets no output from id...
> I'm not sure how to fix this.  One thing that comes to mind is making
> cygcheck aware of Cygwin ptys, but I don't know how hard that would be...
> 	Igor
> ==============================================================================
> ChangeLog:
> 2003-05-01  Igor Pechtchanski  <pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu>
>
> 	* cygcheck.cc (pretty_id): Parse id output without
> 	using strtok.
> 	(match_paren): New static function.

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