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Re: mismatch between what Emacs considers read-only and file permissions


From: Will Parsons
Subject: Re: mismatch between what Emacs considers read-only and file permissions
Date: 4 Feb 2015 20:19:32 GMT
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> From: Will Parsons <address@hidden>
>> Date: 4 Feb 2015 19:53:33 GMT
>
>> My real question is the second circumstance, where a file with the
>> Unix write bit set is marked read-only by Emacs.  Since it only occurs
>> when I log in directly as root in console mode (which I don't do that
>> often), I can live with that too, using the same method.  By *why*
>> does it happen?
>
> Because using sudo doesn't make you root, it only gives you root's
> security privileges.

Who said anything about using sudo?  I clearly stated that I was
logging in directly as root to a console.

-- 
Will


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