[OS X TeX] OT: authorizations in Leopard

George Gratzer gratzer at ms.umanitoba.ca
Fri Nov 9 19:16:43 CET 2007

Question: if you erase and install and use the Migration Manager, do  
you have the same problem?


On Nov 9, 2007, at 11:53 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> To continue with the flow of reports on the switch to Leopard,  
> here's a quick word about authorization problems I'm experiencing  
> after switching:
> - Usually I put software documentation (ReadMe files, user guides,  
> etc.) in /Library/Documentation/. Most of the stuff I had put there  
> in Tiger had me (the admin user bvoisin) as owner, and  
> authorizations rwxr-xr-x. After performing an Archive & Install of  
> Leopard, for some folders and files (not all, with no apparent  
> logic), the ownership has been transfered to root implying that I  
> cannot use the Finder to perform most modifications (name change,  
> addition of files) and that I need to use sudo in Terminal instead.
> Specifically: my former Tiger setup, still visible in the Previous  
> Systems area, was

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