Cygwin 1.7 setup question

Corinna Vinschen
Fri May 15 09:59:00 GMT 2009

On May 14 13:54, Karl M wrote:
> > From: corinna
> > It's not running scripts as administrators.none, it's running them as
> > user.users-primary-group. That's "None" for all local accounts.
> >
> Is this setup behavior expected to stay the same, or eventually run
> them as administrator.administrators? 

It does not run as administrator.administrators, but as
current_user.administrators *if* current_user is member of the
administrators group.

The current behaviour, that postinstall scripts are running under
current_user.current_users_primary_group, is unfortunate and, in my
opinion, is a bug, but I have not found a useful workaround for this
behaviour so far.  Anyway, I have this on my overlong todo list.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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