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Re: [vox-tech] Permission Denied Error



I told you that changing a system header is pointless. What are you hoping to accomplish by doing this?

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

>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
>> >> >_______________________________________________
>> >> >vox-tech mailing list
>> >> >vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
>> >> >http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech
>> >>
>> >>
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>> >> Jeff Newmiller                        The     .....       .....  Go
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>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Jeff Newmiller                        The     .....       .....  Go Live...
>> DCN:<jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>        Basics: ##.#.       ##.#.  Live
>> Go...
>>                                      Live:   OO#.. Dead: OO#..  Playing
>> Research Engineer (Solar/Batteries            O.O#.       #.O#.  with
>> /Software/Embedded Controllers)               .OO#.       .OO#.  rocks...1k
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.
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Jeff Newmiller                        The     .....       .....  Go Live...
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                                      Live:   OO#.. Dead: OO#..  Playing
Research Engineer (Solar/Batteries            O.O#.       #.O#.  with
/Software/Embedded Controllers)               .OO#.       .OO#.  rocks...1k
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