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I need to make changes on a header file but the file is read only for me. I need to enable the root user account. How would I be able to do that?

On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 8:09 PM, Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
In order to obtain more detailed help you must provide a more detailed question.

"Anahita Yazdi" <atyazdi@ucdavis.edu> wrote:

>I am confused then so what should I do to overcome the problem. I will
>really be appreciated for more detailed help please
>Thanks a lot
>Anahita
>
>On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 5:26 PM, Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>wrote:
>
>> Sounds to me like the file is read-only and I would strongly encourage you
>> to desist in your attempts to modify it. You are very unlikely to obtain the
>> results you desire by making such a change.
>>
>> "Anahita Yazdi" <atyazdi@ucdavis.edu> wrote:
>>
>> >Hi,
>> >I am working on a Mac OS X 10.6.2, I installed a software program through
>> >terminal and wanted to change some details on one of its header files
>> >(extension *.h) however I am getting a permission denied error in terminal
>> >when I open it as a "vi" file. I tried "sudo" but it is still not working.
>> >It is a file that is apparently owned by the root. I tried to
>> disable/enable
>> >the root on this system from apple's official discussion page but the
>> option
>> >"edit" in "Open Directory Utility" is missing. Where else would I be able
>> to
>> >perform such task on my system?
>> >Thanks a bunch,
>> >Anahita
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