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Re: Trouble saving to the emacs file dir under Windows


From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: Trouble saving to the emacs file dir under Windows
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:00:38 +0600

On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 1:39 PM, Davin Pearson <address@hidden> wrote:

>> > I am trying to get write access to the Emacs file dir under the MS Windows 
>> > operating system.

> If there is no way to change the file "dir" then my system will be less usable
> to users of GNU Emacs on Windows systems.   Everything works fine under 
> Linux, although the user has to be in logged in as root to patch the "dir" 
> file, among
> other things.

Windows has its analogs of root and sudo, too; they are called
Administrator and elevation, respectively. In order to modify files
installed on the system scope, as opposed to user’s home directory,
you have to be running with local administrator privileges.



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