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Re: How to tell if ntsec is on or off
On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 10:54:06AM -0400, Larry Hall wrote:
>>On 23 Jul, I wrote:
>>>I was going to qualify this with `when ntsec is defined in CYGWIN'
>>It's not easy to find out if ntsec is turned on, is it? When I wrote
>>the above, I was thinking "ntsec turned on" means $CYGWIN includes the
>>But I think I've just realised that isn't true, is it?
>>If it's pre Cygwin 1.3.something-like-18, then it's on if and only if
>>ntsec is in $CYGWIN, but if it's after, it's on unless $CYGWIN includes
>>nontsec. So the actual test you'd have to make would be something like
>>what I've written here (read "~" as "includes"):
>> version < 1.3.18 then $CYGWIN ~ \<ntsec else !( $CYGWIN ~ nontsec )
>The version where ntsec was turned on by default was 1.3.13-1. See the
Wow. You mean someone actually announced it? And it was nine+ months
That doesn't sound very mean at all. I'll have to work on that.
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