#23 Installing in Cygwin when non-root, but with admin rights

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nobody
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2009-12-08
2009-12-08
Anonymous
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I do not have root priviledges on my work computer, but I am part of the administrative group. Running the emacro.install complains that I am not root because my uid is != 0:

$ id
uid=162968(p044529) gid=10545(mkgroup-l-d) groups=0(root),544(Administrators),555(Remote Desktop Users),545(Users),10545(mkgroup-l-d)

However, since I am part of groups 0 (root) and 544 (Administrators) there are enough privileges available for installing emacro. The install worked fine after making the following change:

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> *groups=0*)
> ;;

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