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Re: Adding a user in Cygwin

At 02:31 PM 4/9/2001, Simha, Shuba wrote:

>I am running Cygwin on NT 4.
>*       How do I add a user in Cygwin environment?

Use the NT user manager.  This is not Cygwin functionality.

>*       I want to make a file readable only by a particular user in Cygwin,
>not even by the administrator of that machine. (Something like in Unix,
>readable only by root).Is this possible with Cygwin on NT?

You can set this either through the explorer or through Cygwin's chmod/chown
presuming you set ntsec in the CYGWIN environment variable and you're working
on an NTFS formatted partition/drive.  See the Cygwin user doc for more info
on Cygwin's permission capabilities.

>Is this email id meant for such questions? If not, please direct me to the
>proper group.

Yes, this is the right group.

Larry Hall                    
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