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A good practice is to not let others than root have write access to /usr/local/src, but some programs like for instance Vuze need write access to that folder to update ...
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    A good practice is to not let others than root have write access to /usr/local/src, but some programs like for instance Vuze need write access to that folder to update the programs. How to solve that issue?

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    You can change the group and then make the directory group writable and sticky:
    chgrp wheel /usr/local/src
    chmod g+ws /usr/local/src
    Then make sure any application that needs write access is running as a user in the wheel group (you can of course use any group you want, wheel is just an example).
    Last edited by oz; 09-24-2011 at 12:25 PM. Reason: SPAM removal

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