[OS X TeX] TeX Live 2015 and MacTeX-2015

Ettore Aldrovandi ealdrov at math.fsu.edu
Fri Jun 12 15:14:20 CEST 2015

/usr/local is UNIX standard for locally installed software, so it has to be writable. 


> On Jun 12, 2015, at 14:51, Arthur Snoke <snoke at vt.edu> wrote:
> Will /usr/local no longer work?
>> On Jun 11, 2015, at 9:55 PM, Richard Koch <koch at uoregon.edu <mailto:koch at uoregon.edu>> wrote:
>>  There was an interesting last minute change. Recall that
>> /usr/texbin is a link which leads (indirectly) to the TeX binaries for the
>> active TeX distribution. At the Apple Developer Conference WWDC, which
>> is also running this week, Apple announced that the next version of
>> OS X —  El Capitan —will not allow users to write to the /usr
>> directory, even if they have Admin permission. Consequently, it
>> is necessary for us to change this link. 
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