Slip of the pen in the description of mkpasswd. Corinna?

Houder houder@xs4all.nl
Fri Nov 7 12:05:00 GMT 2014


Hi Corinna,

As result of Christian Franke's input (what should mkpasswd/mkgroup 'exactly' generate?), I reread
the description of mkpasswd at

https://cygwin.com/preliminary-ug/using-utils.html

It reads:

The mkpasswd program can be used to create a /etc/passwd file. Cygwin doesn't need this file, because
it reads user information from the Windows account databases, but you can add

    an /etc/group file <==== should be /etc/passwd, I presume ...

for instance, if your machine is often (not uncommon!) disconnected from its domain controller.

(the line is obviously copied from the description of mkgroup, which preceeds that of mkpasswd)

Regards,

Henri


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