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RE: cannot run setup64.exe without admin privileges (even if renamed foo.exe)
- From: "Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E]" <BBuchbinder at niaid dot nih dot gov>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:57:21 +0000
- Subject: RE: cannot run setup64.exe without admin privileges (even if renamed foo.exe)
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Larry Hall (Cygwin) sent the following at Sunday, September 22, 2013 9:42 PM
>No, "All Users" is also required to set up services (like sshd, crond,
>etc.) to work for all users (i.e. switch user context). This is the
>recommended way to install so that these subsequent facilities can be
>used with a minimum of fuss or trouble.
Thank you for the explanation.
Still, I'd like to urge the setup-meisters to keep those of us without
admin rights in mind. If we have to compile setup ourselves, many of
us will be staying with 32 bit for a long time.
Thanks again to everyone,
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