lost of admin right
Tue Dec 14 16:47:23 GMT 2021
You need --no-admin option to setup if you don't have administrative
privileges, if that's all you're after.
If you are asking how to modify/update your existing installation that was
installed as administrator, that might be impossible, if you no longer have
From: Cygwin <email@example.com> On Behalf
Of Sharuzzaman Ahmat Raslan
Sent: 14 December 2021 14:10
Cc: The Cygwin Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: lost of admin right
Have you tried using the "-B" command line option when running
On Tue, Dec 14, 2021 at 9:33 PM Valerio Messina via Cygwin <
> I have a company PC where I was admin and installed Cygwin in a non
> supported path:
> D:\Program Files (x86)\cygwin64
> /cygdrive/d/Program Files (x86)/cygwin64 and worked like a sharm for
> years, with a quite complex env.
> Now admin right was revoked to me, and the update via setup.exe cannot
> I can ask to the company admin to update the distribution every time,
> but this is impractical.
> 1) Do you know if re-installing to supported path something like:
> let me update the distro without admin right?
> I made a backup of the about 800 installed packages with:
> $ cygcheck -c -d | cut -d' ' -f1 | tail -n+3 >
> installedPackages2021-12.txt I never tryed to restore the backup with:
> $ setup -M -P package1,package2, ...
> 2) Someone know if that work well ?
> thank you,
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