I'm trying to install Homebrew, and
brew doctor returns a lot of warnings, one of which is this:
Warning: Some directories in /usr/local/share/locale aren't writable. This can happen if you "sudo make install" software that isn't managed by Homebrew. If a brew tries to add locale information to one of these directories, then the install will fail during the link step. You should probably `chown` them: [list of directories in /usr/local/share/locale]
/usr/local/share/locale contains directories which have mostly two-letter names (language name abbreviations?), each of which has a
LC_MESSAGES directory that contains a
Shouldn't things like localized strings be owned by root and not writable to normal users?
UPDATE: I'm going to set the group ownership to
admin and do
chmod g+w, which should make them writable for me. I still would like an answer as to what the best thing to do is.