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- Subject: Re: Installing Lua on macOS in order to update Lua.
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:23:03 -0500
It was thus said that the Great Glenn Travis once stated:
> No Sir, nothing like that. I have run afoul of the permissions error
> before so I understand what you are saying. They were just not there, and
> when I do see them, I know that I have to go the sudo route.
Interesting. I have two Macs I use (one personal, one for work). On my
personal one, "/usr/local" is owned by root, so I would get an error trying
to install Lua. On the work Mac, however, "/usr/local" is owned by me
(except for "/usr/local/man" for some reason). The only thing I can think
of is that I have used homebrew on the work Mac, but not on my personal Mac
(I really don't do development on the home Mac).
But I suspect that "/usr/local" is owned by you (the non-root account you