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Re: removing missing files/directories?

From: Brass Tilde <brasstilde_at_insightbb.com>
Date: 2005-07-14 13:23:43 CEST

> Julien ALLANOS wrote:

> > Quoting Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.com>:

> > Yes, I'm aware of Cygwin, but here we don't have permissions to install
> > additional software.
>
> Since cygwin will install in any directory not having permissions is
> basically saying you have no write permission anywhere on the disk
> drive. You could always install it in your project working copy area
> if nothing else.

Or that there's a company policy against installing software on their machines, i.e. they don't have permission from the company to
do it, regardless of the permissions set on the machine.

> I guess this would be a good use for a USB filesystem. Install your
> software on the USB device and it is not actually installed on the
> system.

Many companies also have policies against this practice, especially those who maintain sensitive data.

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