[racket-dev] sudo make install

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 3 14:47:26 EST 2011

Ah. So the problem was that root owned the .racket directory itself.

Should I revert my commit?


On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Jon Rafkind <rafkind at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> On 01/03/2011 10:52 AM, Robby Findler wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 11:42 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
>>> At Mon, 3 Jan 2011 11:39:28 -0600, Robby Findler wrote:
>>>> I've changed the handin server so it puts its docs in the main tree
>>>> like (I believe) it is supposed to.
>>> That breaks the distribution build. The "handin-server" docs were
>>> intentionally not installed into the main tree, because "handin-server"
>>> is not included in the distribution.
>> So what the irc person was doing is just not supposed to work, I guess?
>> I'd still like to find out what preference was getting set, so if Jon
>> tries again, that'd be interesting to me.
> As of commit
> commit e6d45e2ae6804a73c9cea2a41d544c4a65b7a5d9
> Author: Robby Findler <robby at racket-lang.org>
> Date:   Mon Jan 3 08:19:51 2011 -0600
> a 'sudo make install' does not create the ~/.racket directory and things
> install fine into /usr/local when --prefix=/usr/local is given to
> `configure'

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