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From: Mark Hansen <meh@Winfirst.Com>
Subject: Re: Problem launching XTerm on new Cygwin installation
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2014 18:48:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5325F1F9.4050409@Winfirst.Com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 3/7/2014 11:57 AM, Mark Hansen wrote:
> I just installed the 64-bit version of Cygwin on both a desktop PC and a laptop PC.
> On the desktop, everything worked as expected without problems. On the laptop, I
> have the following problems:
> When I launch a shell window, I get the following error:
> Your group is currently "mkgroup". This indicates that neither your gid nor your pgsid is in /etc/group.

I just installed the 64-bit version of Cygwin to another 64-bit Windows 7 PC, and
it did not have this problem. After the installation was finished, my user was
configured in the /etc/passwd file and did not have the "mkgroup" group. Instead,
it was set to 513 (None), which I guess is okay - at least I don't get the error
when launching a shell.

I don't think I did anything different during the installation other than just
getting a later version (I downloaded the software on 3/15/2014).


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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-03-07 19:57 Mark Hansen
2014-03-07 21:50 ` Thomas Dickey
2014-03-07 22:04   ` Mark Hansen
2014-03-07 22:12     ` Thomas Dickey
2014-03-07 23:37       ` Mark Hansen
2014-03-08  0:36         ` Thomas Dickey
2014-03-08  0:43           ` Mark Hansen
2014-03-07 22:00 ` Mark Hansen
2014-03-16 18:48 ` Mark Hansen [this message]

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