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On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 09:05:19PM -0700, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
> I told you that changing a system header is pointless. What are you hoping to accomplish by doing this?
> 

And if you absolutely must, make a local copy of it and reference that
local copy in your code.

-G

> "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
> >> >> >_______________________________________________
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> >> >>
> >> >>
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> >> >>
> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >_______________________________________________
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> >>
> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> Jeff Newmiller                        The     .....       .....  Go Live...
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> >> Go...
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> >> 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...
> 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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