R: Question about cygwin installation and folder permissions

Marco Atzeri marco_atzeri@yahoo.it
Sat Nov 27 22:10:00 GMT 2010

--- Sab 27/11/10, Vincent Richomme ha scritto:

> Hi,
> First I am sorry to ask this question but I would like to
> know if some cygwin developers
> could give me some advice about the way of installing a
> software at the root drive
> (ex c:\mysoftware) on Windows Vista/7 operating systems.
> Indeed normally on those systems application are installed
> inside Progam Files and
> have limited write access.
> However with cygwin you manage to install it anywhere you
> want and you have write access.
> So if you could give me some ideas it would help me a lot.
> Thanks

run setup and choose the directory you want

the default proposal is c:\cygwin


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