[OS X TeX] Problems with Ghostview i-Installer package and a solution

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Fri Feb 8 14:01:02 CET 2008

Am 08.02.2008 um 11:24 schrieb David Abernethy:

> /usr/bin/tar: ./usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults: Cannot open: File  
> exists
> /usr/bin/tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

Obviously tar tries to extract an /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults  
object, maybe a sym-link. This seems to collide with a sym-link  
that's already there.

So, why don't you save the original /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults  
sym-link under a different name and let i-Installer proceed? You can  
also copy its target, /etc/X11/app-defaults, to have a saved copy of it.



For some reason, this fortune reminds everyone of Marvin Zelkowitz.

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