[OS X TeX] Ii2 gwTeX tug.org Feedback Message?

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Fri Mar 16 18:58:35 CET 2007

On Mar 16, 2007, at 17:46 , AJG Baeumel wrote:

> "TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List" <MacOSX-TeX at email.esm.psu.edu> on  
> Friday,
> March 16, 2007 at 15:04 +0000 wrote:
>> Your i-Package is locked or not writable. Hence, i-Installer cannot
>> update it. It offers you to go ahead with the not-updated i- 
>> package but
>> warns that it is not certain that this will go ahead, because it
>> depends on your actions which parts are needed and if those parts are
>> not available (and downloading etc. is not possible because the
>> i-Package is locked or not writable) i-Installer will ater refuse  
>> to do
>> the install.
>> You need to unlock your ii-Package.
> I have removed texlive.ii2, to a safe place, and have reinstalled  
> afresh
> without any noticeable problems.
> For curiosity and learning's sake, how can I view the old version and
> check if had been locked,
> without interfering with the reinstalled and curently proper  
> functioning
> version?

You can just open the i-Package from the 'safe place' (if it is a  
writable place it can be changed). An i-Package is a complex sort of  
'document'. You can just copy it around in the Finder and it will  
still work.


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