can't write to /var/folders

David Nicholls david at
Wed Dec 26 15:41:33 PST 2012

A simple work around would be to change the permissions on the executable, using either 'chown' from the command line or 'getinfo' in Finder.


On 27/12/2012, at 4:43 AM, Robert.Broome at wrote:

> I have already received helpful feedback and want to thank D. Nicholls.
> when i compile as root, sudo gfortran etc.
> this works. The resulting executable is owned by root however.
> So as expected the problem is permissions. I don't know how to make a call
> to gfortran work properly as a user.
> Any experts out there that can explain what is needed?
> thanks
> RBroome

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