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

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Nov 7 13:55:00 GMT 2014

On Nov  7 13:05, Houder wrote:
> Hi Corinna,
> As result of Christian Franke's input (what should mkpasswd/mkgroup 'exactly' generate?), I reread
> the description of mkpasswd at
> 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)

Indeed.  I fixed that in the docs.  Thanks!


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