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Compiling sage on external memory

asked 2014-10-17 12:31:34 -0600

Hello I would like to build sage on external hard disk, my primary machine is running on ubuntu 12.04. I have cloned a certain branch and tried to run make but it says permission denied. I have tried changing the permissions by giving in chmod -R 775 but that does not seem to change anything.

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answered 2014-10-18 10:33:49 -0600

vdelecroix gravatar image


Would be better to change the owner, ie



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I have tried this but the permissions seem not to change ... rwx------ is what the sage folder has on the external hard disk. When I give in chmod -R 755 <path to="" sage=""> and do an ls -l there is no change in the permission set. Any help on this would be great ... Thanks :)

esornep gravatar imageesornep ( 2014-10-20 13:08:50 -0600 )edit

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