Fw: patch command giving permission denied
Mon Mar 2 09:47:00 GMT 2009
On Mar 1 23:08, Sjors Gielen wrote:
> Aaron Gray schreef:
>> On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 1:30 AM, Aaron Gray
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> I am getting the following on executing the patch command :-
>>> bash: /usr/bin/patch: Permission Denied
>>> It works on my other Vista machine okay (That is an Enterprise one
>>> rather than a Home version)
>>> Anyone got any ideas why and how to fix it
>> It works fine on my other Vista Home machine.
>> It works okay if I run cygwin bash as an administrator.
>> Why is this machine behaving differently and how do I fix it ?
>> I tried reloading Cygwin from scratch, but that did not help.
> I had this problem too. It's because of the new UAC in Windows. You need
> to add a .manifest file, because patch.exe contains one of "install",
> "setup" and "patch", which UAC does not trust right away. It's
The latest patch package 2.5.8-9 comes already with a manifest file.
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