who should own the /bin directory?

Marco Atzeri marco_atzeri@yahoo.it
Thu Oct 25 10:09:00 GMT 2007


--- René Berber  ha scritto:
> Marco Atzeri wrote:
> 
> > --- Jerome Fong < ha scritto:
> > 
> >> I'm trying to login as another person, but using
> >> "su" tells me I don't 
> >> have permissions to use bash.  Using login gives
> me
> >> errors about no home 
> >> directory and no permissions to use bash.
> > 
> > su does not work.
> > See FAQ chapter 4
> 
> Yes, it works.  Have you tried it?

Yes. it does not work.
I suspect for the old reason:
http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2003-06/msg00897.html

> About the original problem, su is not a "login",
> better try 'ssh
> other-user@localhost' if you have sshd running, the
> first time the other-user
> does login his home directory will be created.  Of
> course that means that the
> user was created first in Windows and added to the
> users recognized by Cygwin
> (using mkpasswd ...).  An unknown user has no
> permissions on any directory.
> -- 
> René Berber

I agree that ssh is the right way to solve the 
problem. :-)

Regards
Marco



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