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Re: sudo make install

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: sudo make install
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:05:09 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> My question: when I want to "make install", I need to use "sudo".  But
> after that operation, the emacs/ source dir now contains files owned by
> root.

A "make install" right after "make" should not create/touch local files
(exactly for the reason you show).  So if you do get some root-owned
files even though you did a (non-root) "make" right before the "make
install", I recommend you M-x report-emacs-bug.


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