[ANNOUNCEMENT] New package: getent-2.18.90-3

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Nov 18 15:59:00 GMT 2014

On Nov 18 11:10, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Nov 18 07:33, Christian Franke wrote:
> > What is the future way to map cygwin group names to windows group names?
> > Unlike struct passwd, the windows name does not appear in struct group.
> > 
> > "getent wingroup CYGGROUP" with some help of a new cygwin_internal function?
> I have something in the loop but... why do you need this?
> Consider:  The Cygwin accountname is either just a name, or it is
> domain+account, or it is machine+account.  So, whatever it is,
>   echo $cygwin_accountname | sed -e 's/+/\\/'
> will always return a valid Windows accountname.



Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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