[PATCH]: cygwin_internal

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Jul 1 18:54:00 GMT 2005

On Jul  1 09:58, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> The situation is that exim has the concept that some groups
> are privileged and can have write access to the configuration file.
> They are normally initialized to hard values set at compile time.
> The Cygwin port of exim fakes things up so that the gid of Admins
> (obtained from cygwin_internal) is put in the list of exim's privileged
> groups.
> The  problem is that the gid obtained by cygwin_internal (from the
> Admins sid) may not match the gid reported by stat, which is obtained by
> cygpsid::get_id () from the same Admins sid.

Ok, that makes sense.  It seems that cygserver can stumble over the
same problem.

Chris, is removing cygwin_regname ok with you?


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