[racket-dev] sudo make install

From: Jon Rafkind (rafkind at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 3 14:48:12 EST 2011

Won't that make .racket be owned by root again when some preference file
gets written out during 'make install'?

On 01/03/2011 12:47 PM, Robby Findler wrote:
> Ah. So the problem was that root owned the .racket directory itself.
> Should I revert my commit?
> Robby
> 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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