New 10.6.4

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Jun 20 12:45:30 PDT 2010

On Jun 20, 2010, at 10:27, Brandon S Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On 6/20/10 11:10 , John B Brown wrote:
>> Thank you for that set of directions. Why did the variable not change
>> when I performed the write using sudo but changed only when I performed the
>> write as myself? I am set for ALL in sudoers. Is that variable stored in
>> some 'very private' place?
> It's stored in a per-user location (~/Library/Preferences). If you do it as
> sudo, it changes the global one in /Library/Preferences; but if you already
> have a user preference file (and you do, because creates it) that
> won't affect your existing setting.

No, if you use sudo, it changes root's plist in /var/root/Library/Preferences. Not the global one in /Library/Preferences.

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