[GRASS-dev] Gaining write privileges to usr/local and subdirectories

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Tue May 23 08:33:48 PDT 2017

On 23/05/17 17:21, Martin Landa wrote:
> Hi,
> 2017-05-23 17:12 GMT+02:00 Paul Schrum <paul.schrum at gmail.com>:
>> In following the directions to build grass7_trunk, I put the source under
>> /usr/local/src/grass7_trunk, and now everything I do which modifies anything
>> must be preceeded with sudo.  I would like to eliminate this requirement for
>> day-to-day work.
> chown [1], chmod [2]. Martin
> [1] http://www.linfo.org/chown.html
> [2] http://man.cat-v.org/plan_9/1/chmod

Even though these commands do the job, I would not recommend it. Just 
put your entire src tree somewhere into your $HOME directory. No need to 
have it in /usr/local.


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