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Re: equivalent to su or sudo?




Ulli Horlacher wrote:
> I need to run some scripts with full administrator rights (for chown,
> chmod, setfacl).
> Is there a cygwin equivalent to su or sudo?
> 

I use the following shell script to start a command as Administrator. I mainly just use it to start mintty.

#!/bin/bash
cmd="$(cygpath -da "$1")"; shift
if [ $# -gt 0 ]; then
  powershell Start-Process "$cmd" -ArgumentList \""$@"\" -Verb RunAs -WindowStyle Hidden
else
  powershell Start-Process "$cmd" -Verb RunAs -WindowStyle Hidden
fi

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