[plt-scheme] Delpoyment/packaging questions

From: Kirill Lisovsky (lisovsky at acm.org)
Date: Wed Oct 2 15:54:22 EDT 2002

On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, MJ Ray wrote:

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> Kirill Lisovsky <lisovsky at acm.org> wrote:
> > 1. On a Unix (Linux) box an attempt to 'setup-plt' _any_.plt package 
> > without root privileges fails with:
> I think this is a case where maybe setup-plt could offer to install it
> somewhere else, perhaps?  I don't think it supports removal or upgrade, but
> I could be wrong.
It seems to me that setup-plt requires permision to open (for output!) this file,
for installation of _any_ .plt package in _any_ place.

I just wonder what's the rationale behind?

Best regards, 

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