[plt-scheme] Installing plt trunk

From: David Brown (plt at davidb.org)
Date: Sun Jan 10 19:59:12 EST 2010

On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 06:48:43PM -0500, Eli Barzilay wrote:

>By itself, planet packages are not too problematic, if you don't have
>them (which is the case for 3rd party packagers, sysadmins, etc), or
>if you're running as root with HOME set to /root (which won't have
>planet packages).  But with the above, the problem is more concrete, I

Most package managers don't run as root, and usually use fakeroot,
which leaves the HOME set to the user's home directory.  Perhaps a
build machine won't have any packages installed at all, but in an
environment where it is common for one to build their own packages
(say in Arch linux), this seems to happen easily.


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