Simplify AD integration?

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Aug 1 18:12:00 GMT 2014

On Aug  1 19:44, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen writes:
> > I'm not sure yet.  I guess I'll be going for a short /etc/nsswitch.conf
> > file containing just the default values as comments and a pointer to the
> > documentation.
> Do you want this to reside in base-files?

No, I've already prepared a matching patch for the base-cygwin package.

> We'd have to organize a
> synchronized release to get rid of some of the stuff there that sets up
> /etc/passwd and /etc/group anyway.

base-cygwin creates the /etc/passwd and /etc/group files (and the next
version won't).  What is base-files doing to these files?

Anyway, if base-files tweaks the files, it shouldn't anymore.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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