Virtual Users

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Thu Jul 12 15:52:00 GMT 2012


On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 7:57 AM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Florian Hager!
>
>> I need to create a virtual user,but how?
>
> First question whould be "why", not "how".
>
>> I've already researched on this topic,and it seems you can only 'add'
>> a Windows User to CygWin.
>> But as I'm using CygWin on USB,and so there are always different users
>> as soon as i plug it in,I need to make a virtual user in CygWin.
>
> One doesn't link to another. Sorry. Need more elaboration.
>
>> So,how can this be done?
>
>> If there's no way using CygWin,is there a way to add the needed
>> data(passwd,etc.) manually?
>
> Why?

I understand the why; the OP needs a common user to move between PC
with the USB data.  The easiest solution I can think of would be to
set Cygwin to always run as administrator but is the administrator SID
always equal between various systems?

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