Re: cygwin snapshots after 23, Feb. ocasionally destroys windows logon session
- Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2019 10:25:54 -0700
- From: Bill Stewart <bstewart@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: cygwin snapshots after 23, Feb. ocasionally destroys windows logon session
On Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 9:39 AM Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I reverted the entire patchset and uploaded new developer snapshots
> to https://cygwin.com/snapshots/.
> Incidentally, Microsoft's OpenSSH port calls LoadUserProfile, but it
> never calls UnloadUserProfile. I guess they know why.
> It seemed like a good idea at the time...
I remember back in the XP days there was a tool named "UPHClean" (
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/837115/). According to that
"UPHClean monitors the computer while you log off, and then UPHClean
unloads and reconciles user profiles..."
Also in that article:
"Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 include the functionality of the
automatic detection and fix tool (UPHClean)..."
So if I had to guess:
* The core Windows "User Profile Service" (profsvc) automatically handles
* The Microsoft port of OpenSSH relies on this functionality instead of
calling UnloadUserProfile on its own
I could be wrong, of course (as I said, this is just guesswork on my part).
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