Corinna Vinschen
Thu Dec 14 04:01:00 GMT 2000

On Thursday 14 December 2000 10:43, Winifred Sanchez wrote:
> i have created a user "user1" that would be the owner of my db just
> so that the db server would not run under the administrator account.
> however, when i try to run 'su user1' so that i can activate the db
> server, i always get "su: connot set user id:Not owner". is there a
> way to change users in cygwin? how is it done?

Have a look into the two readme files


Both contain an explanation. `su' doesn't work on Windows under default
circumstances and it never works without giving a password.

And no, `su' is build, but never really ported.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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