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

On 2019-02-16 02:45, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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.

That was not in question - the question was could .+$USER be used in lieu of
$HOSTNAME be used in such contexts?

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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