Simplify AD integration?

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Aug 1 18:43:00 GMT 2014

On Aug  1 20:25, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen writes:
> > You don't have to care.  The next version of OpenSSH comes with
> > Cygwin-specific code.  It will call
> >
> >   cygwin_internal(CW_CYGNAME_FROM_WINNAME, "sshd");
> >
> > to fetch the Cygwin username for the sshd account.  The OpenSSH patch
> > has already been applied upstream, the CW_CYGNAME_FROM_WINNAME
> > functionality is in Cygwin CVS(*), available for use by any service
> > having a similar problem.
> Great.  If you need a guinea pig for testing, I already have the latest
> snapshot installed.

You can download the sources from

  cvs -d anoncvs AT anoncvs DOT mindrot DOT org:/cvs checkout openssh

For building you only need crypt and libopenssl100, everything else
should be optional (in theory).  Make sure to enable privilege


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