mkpasswd/mkgroup ... although only helper tools

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Nov 28 10:14:00 GMT 2014


On Nov 28 09:24, Houder wrote:
> Test:*:197614:197121:Test,U-Seven\Test,S-1-5-21-91509220-1575020443-2714799223-1006:/home/Test:/bin/bash
>                      ^^^^ <==== gecos field has THREE members (iso two)

For the gecos content, it's created not the same way in Cygwin vs.
mkpasswd and this won't change.  See the thread starting at
https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2014-11/msg00580.html

> UpdatusUser:*:197609:197121:UpdatusUser,U-Seven\UpdatusUser,S-1-5-21-91509220-1575020443-2714799223-1001:/home/UpdatusUser:/bin/bash
>                             ^^^^^^^^^^^ <==== ditto
> 
> @@ mkgroup | tail -2 # this output is CORRECT
> HelpLibraryUpdaters:S-1-5-21-91509220-1575020443-2714799223-1007:197615:
> None:S-1-5-21-91509220-1575020443-2714799223-513:197121:
> 
> @@ mkgroup -l | tail -2 # this output is inconsistent <====
> HelpLibraryUpdaters:S-1-5-21-91509220-1575020443-2714799223-1007:4244636655:
>                                                                  ^^^^^^^^^^ = 0xfd000000 + 1007

I fixed the offset for groups, bot not for local groups (never mind the
difference for standalone machines).  Duh.  Fixed in CVS.  I'll probably
generate a new snapshot later today.


Thanks,
Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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