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Re: [Geiser-users] Calling `tar' with `sudo'

From: Jose A. Ortega Ruiz
Subject: Re: [Geiser-users] Calling `tar' with `sudo'
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:56:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, Feb 20 2015, Diogo F. S. Ramos wrote:

> The following files and line references
>   ./README:54
>   ./INSTALL:61
>   ./doc/install.texi:87
>   ./README.elpa:47
> have the following command
>   curl | sudo tar zx
> Is it necessary to call `tar' with `sudo'?

Dan will correct me if i'm wrong, but it is necessary in system
installs: that command is run in Chicken's home directory, which will be
inside /usr/ when Chicken has been installed using a distribution
package (for instance, in my debian sid it's /usr/share/chicken).

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