cannot run setup64.exe without admin privileges (even if renamed foo.exe)
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Wed Sep 25 16:00:00 GMT 2013
On 9/25/2013 11:21 AM, FrÃ©dÃ©ric Bron wrote:
>>> In fact, what would be the issue to set the requested execution level
>>> to "asInvoker" for the official setup-x86_64.exe?
>>> People with admin rights will still be able to install for all users
>>> and people without admin rights will be able to install for
>> Doesn't that mean that "setup-x86_64.exe" needs to be "Run as Administrator"
>> to be installed for "All Users"? If so, I wouldn't be in favor of the
>> change because it changes the default install behavior (= more confusion/
>> list traffic).
> I understand. Halas, I cannot try this my-self.
> Can somebody with admin rights try to install cygwin 64 for all users
> using the following setup: http://www.casalibus.fr/cygwin
A quick check shows that yours definitely doesn't ask to elevate.
I can't check to see how that affects the downstream installation
and services ATM.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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