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Re: Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) introduces the rootless security model



As always, I'm mostly concerned about novices and not power users. I know we have alternatives. :)

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> On Sep 14, 2015, at 6:46 AM, Koichi INOUE <inoue@argv.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi Victor,
> 
> I'm not on El Capitan yet, but I think it is not so big concern, because
> you may be allowed to write in /usr/local.
> /usr/bin/emacs bundled in Current OS X Yosemite is 22.1.1, so I always
> install newest Emacs with Homebrew into /usr/local.
> 
> Best regards.
> 
> Victor Tsaran <vtsaran@gmail.com> writes:
> 
>> Hi.
>> The reason I wanted to write about this to the list is because this
>> security model changes access priveleges to certain directories even if you
>> are working with them via sudo. For example, when performing a "sudo make
>> install" as the last step of Emacspeak installation, the "make" will fail
>> when trying to create an emacspeak directory under
>> /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp.
>> There is a way to turn the feature off, as pointed out here,
>> http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/196224/unix-ln-s-command-not-permitted-in-osx-el-capitan-beta3,
>> but I don't think this will be possible in all user contexts.
>> 
>> Thoughts?
>> Best,
>> Victor
> 
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