emacs installs a lot of 777 directories
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Thu Mar 19 08:14:39 PDT 2009
On Thu, 19 Mar 2009, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Mar 2009 20:31:21 +0100, Eirik Øverby <ltning at anduin.net> wrote:
> > On 16. mars. 2009, at 00.50, freebsd001 at pc.jgr.de wrote:
> >> Dear Giorgos,
> >> thank you for coming back to the emacs issue. I deinstalled
> >> emacs by means of pkg_delete -v -d, deleted by hand
> >> /usr/local/share/emacs to make sure that nothing is left,
> >> logged in as user "nutzer", and did su to root:
> >>> id
> >> uid=1006(nutzer) gid=1000(user) groups=1000(user),0(wheel)
> >>> su
> >> Password:
> > Try 'su -' instead of 'su'.
> > There might be some environment issues; I've seen similar behavior
> > when making that mistake myself.
> This is correct. `su -' should be preferred when installing stuff :)
Absolutely - but I can't find where it(7) actually says that?
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