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RE: How to edit files owned by SYSTEM?
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2006 04:28:13 +0100
- Subject: RE: How to edit files owned by SYSTEM?
On 30 September 2006 18:35, Eliah Kagan wrote:
>> According to Vinicius on 9/30/2006 5:59 AM:
>>> How to edit files owned by SYSTEM, please?
> On 9/30/06, Eric Blake wrote:
>> chown them to someone else, or chmod them to be world writable, or become
>> SYSTEM yourself (search the archives for sysbash for this last trick).
>> Administrator accounts can generally chown a file to another user.
> Yes, in other words, the same way you would edit them in "native windows."
Nahh, do it the unix way: add yourself and SYSTEM to a new group in
/etc/groups, chgrp the files to belong to that group (leave SYSTEM as owner),
then give them ug+w perms. Don't chmod them world writable, that's a security
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