installation problems in mac machine

Satish Balay balay at
Mon Dec 21 15:28:16 CST 2009

On Mon, 21 Dec 2009, Matthew Knepley wrote:

>  Installation is almost always done with root permission. If you
> want to be pendatic, you can create other users for specific tasks,
> like the webserver, but you STILL sudo to that user.

In most cases - the part thats done as 'root' is minimised [to just
copying files in sudo 'make install']. The rest of the stuff - where
more complicated things are execute - is done as regular user.


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