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Re: Windows to Cygwin username mapping: Domain before local account when duplicate name?

On Feb 15 14:51, Bill Stewart wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 2:38 PM Brian Ingliswrote:
> > Windows normally allows "." to be used to refer to the local machine name in a
> > domain context - can anyone confirm or deny whether this works in Cygwin or with
> > getent?
> AFAICT, the "." shortcut does not work in Cygwin.

The combining operator for domain prepended usernames is '+'.  This
is the same character as used by good old Interix for the same purpose.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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