[tlbuild] test tl2008

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Jun 15 20:00:51 CEST 2008

Hi Thomas,

On Sa, 14 Jun 2008, Karl Berry wrote:
>     1. Give users the opportunity to escalate their privileges by asking  
>     for their sudo password
> No thanks :).

100% agreed, no no no thanks.

>     2. issue a warning, something like "You don't have sufficient  
>     privileges to write to the system directories on this computer ...
> Somehow I thought we had already done that, but I guess not.  I'll raise
> the issue again.

The warning *IS* issued:

- the text mode installer echos some 
	!! default location: /usr/local/texlive/2008
        !! is not writable, please select a different one!

- the gui mode installer shows a similar warning

THomas, are you trying old versions of the installers?

Best wishes


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Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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