[PATCH]: cygwin_internal

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sat Jul 2 08:53:00 GMT 2005

On Jul  1 15:11, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 08:54:05PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >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?
> Yep.

Please check in, Pierre.


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