[OS X TeX] Error: I can't write on file '(name)'

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Mar 9 23:34:30 CET 2012

On Mar 9, 2012, at 4:17 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> ...
> So, my question, my gripe, is why, out of the box and without warning, does openout in "/usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf" have to be "paranoid" rather than merely "restricted"? In other words, why "disallow going to parent directories ..."?
> ...


Because that's the way TeX Live ships and MacTeX supplies a default TeX Live with the only changes being where the personal tree and personal texlive tree are placed in ~/Library.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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