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bug #56350: docs: pkg doc string should mention that root installs globally by default

Submitter:  Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Submitted:  Sun 19 May 2019 08:00:16 PM UTC
Category:  Documentation Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Documentation
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
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Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Any
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Sun 19 May 2019 08:00:16 PM UTC, original submission:  

The pkg doc string mentions the install options "-local" and "-global", but does not mention that if Octave is run as root / superuser, then the "-global" option becomes the default.

Motivated by feedback on https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-octave/2019-05/msg00120.html

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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