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Re: Permissions question



On Sun, 2005-06-26 at 10:45 -0400, Neal Wilkinson wrote:
> I'm guessing I should do a chown and change the ownership to me,
> however, in the docs it says when you remove it you must do so as the
> user you installed as. So, if I do a chown is the remove going to be
> flawed? Should I do that or just remove it and reinstall under my
> account?
> 
> Neal 
> 
Hi,

why not log as root, uninstall the program, logout, log as user, and
install it again. 
WHY using root to install a program, unless it does not come with a rpm,
so you should need root only for "make install" process.

Forget root, better ;-)

Philippe
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Philippe <phd2 fcomfrench com>


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