About "messed up user permissions from w2k terminal session"

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Wed Oct 8 13:42:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 08:52:47AM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> Does putting the value into a global namespace fail in some meaningful way
> when the user doesn't have the privilege?  If so, we could first try to

See the cygwin ML:  Error 5, ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED.

> set the global value, and if that didn't work, fall back to local...  My
> main worry is that TS is just one case that we've discovered that has this
> problem -- there may be others.

Sure, yes, we could do this.  I just don't like this but it woudn't hurt
to do it this way, probably.


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