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RHC sometimes requires sudo to install #230

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smarterclayton opened this Issue Nov 19, 2012 · 3 comments

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smarterclayton commented Nov 19, 2012

We should implement a wgettable/curlable script that would handle some of the mundane detection logic around download and install of rhc to make it easier for everyone. Being able to detect common Linux/Mac environments and do the right thing would help a lot for users having trouble.

arthurnn commented Dec 3, 2012

+1

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ghost commented Feb 3, 2013

Are you saying that it requires sudo to install just because gem install requires sudo?
I would say that most people by now are used to either having to run sudo gem install, or are running rvm and can just install the gem with no issues. I'm not sure that I view this as a super big concern.

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smarterclayton commented Feb 3, 2013

It's just one more roadblock for external folks - a lot of our users are not familiar with ruby so its just about easing them in.

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smarterclayton commented May 19, 2013

Closing this - will be tracked in public trello boards.

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