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Re: mkpasswd - mkgroup inconsistency in W2K Professional (cron problem)
- To: posting-list at MailAndNews dot com (Jari Aalto)
- Subject: Re: mkpasswd - mkgroup inconsistency in W2K Professional (cron problem)
- From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gp at familiehaase dot de>
- Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 20:37:30 +0200
- CC: cygwin at sources dot redhat dot com
- Organization: Esse keine toten Tiere
- Reply-to: gp at familiehaase dot de
Jari Aalto schrieb am 2001-07-29, 17:54:
: Re: mkpasswd - mkgroup inconsistency in W2K Professional (cron problem)
: References: <email@example.com>
: To: <cygwin at sources dot redhat dot com>
: > Prentis Brooks schrieb am 2001-07-27, 15:45:
: > > Umm, there is a system account on Win2k.
: I mean, there is no "user" named SYSTEM to which I could log into.
: The commands were ran while logged as Administrator.
: > > I think the actual cygrunsrv command line should be:
: > >
: > > cygrunsrv -I cron -p /usr/sbin/cron -a'-D' -e CYGWIN="tty ntsec"
: This is odd. Whatever I try, it always gives the same error:
: With env -a "-D -e CYGWIN=\"tty ntsec binmode\""
This is not the same as above!
And all your other examples aren't correct, too.
try exactely the line like above (or this one here):
$ cygrunsrv -I cron -p /usr/sbin/cron -a'-D' -e CYGWIN="tty ntsec binmode"
It works for me and all of us, so it should work for you, too.
BTW, i have 'CYGWIN=ntsec tty' as systemwide environment variable,
which is (IMHO) the best option.
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