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Re: Installed, Admin can run, other account can't...

On Thu, 25 Sep 2003, Marco Mason wrote:

> Hey, gang--
> I've installed cygwin on a new box.  After I set it up, I could run it
> as administrator.
> However, when I logged into a test account, I can't successfully start
> it.
> Trying to run it under the test account in a DOS shell:
> D:\cygwin\bin>bash --login -i
> D:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** CreateFileMapping, Win32 error 5.
> Terminating.
> D:\cygwin\bin>
> I tried googling for the message, but couldn't find anything useful.
> I ran a 'cygcheck -svr' and attached the output to this message as a
> text file.
> Does anyone have an idea of what I should try?
> --marco

$ net helpmsg 5
Access is denied.

Basically, it looks like Win2k couldn't run the application as the test
user.  What's the output of "ls -l /bin/bash.exe"?  How about "getfacl
/bin/bash.exe"?  You may need to change the permissions manually on your
Cygwin tree, using the "chmod -R" command.
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