[racket-dev] sudo make install

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 3 14:55:05 EST 2011

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 2:51 PM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> Or maybe there is another possible solution that involves changing how
> the distribution and or the docs build works?

I think the conventional solution is for `make install' to do much
less work than it current does.  In "normal" Make-built software,
`make' does all of the compilation, and `make install' just does the
copying.  That way, `make install' wouldn't be doing things like
reading preferences and creating the '.racket' directory.

sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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