On Feb 6, 2014, at 6:51 AM, Greg Stark <st...@mit.edu> wrote: > Homebrew sounds kind of confused. Having a non-root user have access > to make global system changes sounds like privilege escalation > vulnerability by design.
Well, the point is that it *doesn’t* make global system changes. I got an error on OS X Server with my original formula, because there was no permission to install in $PGROOT/share/extensions. > However putting that aside, it is fairly standard for software to > provide two directories for extensions/modules/plugins/etc. One for > distribution-built software such as /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/ and > another for sysadmin customizations such as > /usr/local/share/emacs/site-lisp. The same idea as /usr/share/perl and > /usr/local/share/perl or with Python or anything else. Right. And you can also add additional paths for those applications to search. Best, David -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers