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Re: special install
On Sep 23, 2004, at 11:36 AM, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Peter Rehley wrote (heavily [snip]ped):
3) passwd file. If the same users exist on each machine, then this
This is *wrong* (and is the main reason I'm sending this mesage,
actually). WinNT/2k/XP machines have a notion of "SID" that they give
each user. That SID is different on different machines, even if the
name is the same. User SIDs are stored in /etc/passwd, so an
from one machine will be useless on another.
D'oh. I knew this.
Actually, I still think this would be ok for domain users. My point
being that you need to add domain users at some point since the default
setup doesn't create domain users. However, the suggestions you and
other have given regarding the creation of the passwd file is the right
way to go.
However domain users would need to be added. This could be done
before zipping cygwin directory.
Again, wrong. Domain user SIDs are actually the same across the
so the domain users in /etc/passwd will be ok.
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