On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 10:18:55AM +0200, Bernard NIZET wrote:
> I followed Jason's instructions at
Please use the current README:
> to install it like a Win2K Service.
> But Cygwin does not recognise my postgres user created under Win2K.
Did you do the following?
# mkpasswd -l -u postgres >>/etc/passwd
> I think the problem is may be the same for all users because all my
> cygwin su <username> commands failed with a problem of invalid
> password or user doesn't exist.
No, su does *not* work under Cygwin.
> May be, do I have to reexecute a CygWin postinstall script to
> re-generate /etc/passwd file ?
No, the above mkpasswd command is sufficient.
> With mkpasswd -l, all my Win2K users have a unused-by-nt/2000/xp
> comment in place of a * for SYSTEM and Administrators.
The "unused-by-nt/2000/xp" comment is normal.
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