Try disabling UAC. Worked for me under Windows Vista Home Premium. Getting it back too. Just waiting is all.
----- Original Message -----
From: Stephen Grant Brown
To: Mingw msys
Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 9:11 PM
Subject: [Mingw-msys] install permission error

Dear All,
I am running msys on a Vista Home Premiun Machine.
When I run
install --version
I get
sh: /bin/install: Permission denied
What is causing this?
Or even more pointedly, How do I fix it?
Yours Sincerely Stephen Grant Brown
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