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system account files mystery
- From: dsacks <dennis at calico-consulting dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 11:23:59 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: system account files mystery
I've used cygwin before, but for the first time I did mkpasswd and mkgroup
and got it so that when go to a cygwin prompt, my id actually shows as my
windows username and I end up in /home/myusername. Woohoo.
wait, if I try to vi /etc/sshd_config now I cannot write it, because it is
owned by SYSTEM and has restrictive rights.
How do I edit system files now? I don't really grok the permission world in
cygwin and how unixy permissions and users map to windows.
Another thing worth mentioning, I am running windows xp sp2 and it is part
of a domain. I am a domain user. I am also a member of Administrators on the
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