[OS X TeX] OT: Location of print spool files

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Sun Jun 11 01:20:28 CEST 2006

Le 11 juin 06 à 01:09, Peter Dyballa a écrit :

> The reason is that cd is a shell built-in command, so you can't  
> 'sudo' it, even sudo -H -u root wouldn't change this. X11 would be  
> a help: 'sudo -H xterm <possible arguments>' would launch an xterm  
> and its user would be root -- you even can invoke it with -ls, i.e.  
> with a login shell in xterm.

Well, it seems I'm in for being out of luck tonight:

- In Terminal:

legimc11:spool brunovoisin$ sudo -H xterm -ls
sudo: xterm: command not found

- In Apple's X11:

legimc11:brunovoisin brunovoisin$ sudo -H xterm -ls
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

Warning: This program is an suid-root program or is being run by the  
root user.
The full text of the error or warning message cannot be safely formatted
in this environment. You may get a more descriptive message by  
running the
program as a non-root user or by removing the suid bit on the  
xterm Xt error: Can't open display: %s

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