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Re: login: no shell: /bin/bash: Permission denied
Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com> writes:
>> ? But it worked anyway, so it seems. This is on a fresh, curr cygwin
> No, it didn't work.
> The problem you're seeing results from your inability to change
> the user context. You can't do it, your account doesn't have the
Ok, thanks, you're right:
fred@ABBICCI ~$ login root
Last login: Tue Mar 5 23:27:42 on tty2
You are successfully logged in to this server!!!
login: no shell: /bin/bash: Permission denied
fred@ABBICCI ~$ id
> That's normal.
Hmm, so much for google. You adviced to use login before,
have things changed since then?
> See /usr/doc/Cygwin/login.README.
Under NT/2K/XP, login(1) is _not_ supposed to work on the command line
to change user context! Though you're able to tweak user permissions
to get login(1) working that way, that's NOT officially supported.
Ok, so how *do* you change user context?
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