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Re: [Q] root login for cygwin ?

On Mon, 19 May 2003, [ks_c_5601-1987] ¼Õ±â¿µ wrote:

> dear sir.
> Administrator@elcielo0 ~
> $ sh
> You must be root to install these tools
> How I login to root ?
> plz help me.

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As for your question, it looks like you're trying to install a Linux
toolset under Cygwin.  Cygwin is not Linux.  Cygwin is a POSIX emulation
layer on top of Windows.  It will not run Linux binaries (try LINE for

If you're interested in the abstract question of how to login as
root-equivalent under Cygwin, <>
might be of help.
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