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

Helmut Kudrnovsky hellik at web.de
Tue May 23 08:35:13 PDT 2017

Paul Schrum wrote
> Is there a way I can give myself privileges in my own usr/local to write
> to
> it and its subdirectories?
> 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.

here on my debian, I put the grass source code in my /home/ directory [1]
and do there all my coding and compiling. maybe not the best practice, but
no chown/chmod needed.

[1] https://wiki.debian.org/FilesystemHierarchyStandard

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