Test for Windows Administrator permissions from Cygwin terminal|script?
Fri Aug 18 08:59:35 GMT 2023
Mark Geisert via Cygwin wrote:
> Backwoods BC via Cygwin wrote:
>> I don't know if this is the official method, but it works for me:
>> ##### Shell Options
>> # Elevated privilege windows have $SESSIONNAME set
>> if [ "$SESSIONNAME" == "" ] ;then
>> printf -v adminPmt '[\u2022Admin\u2022] '
>> export adminPmt=""
> I see the opposite on my machine. Admin window has empty $SESSIONNAME, non-Admin
> window has "Console".
Feh, I mentally reversed the 'if' clauses. I see the same $SESSIONNAME behavior
on my machine. Sorry for the noise.
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