[tex-live] Re: mktexlsr and file owner
arne.jorgensen at tug.dk
Tue Sep 20 23:53:13 CEST 2005
Thomas Esser <te at dbs.uni-hannover.de> writes:
>> sudo mktexlsr
>> Is there a reason to not update the user id and group id of the ls-R
>> files to their original values (when running mktexlsr as root)?
> This is hard to implement in a portable way. I think that neither
> "id -u" nor "stat" is portable enough.
OK. (I had feeling that would be why)
> From the view of mktexlsr, the userid and home directories do not match;
> which causes the problem that you are running into.
> You can easily do it better by using
> sudo -H mktexlsr
I didn't know the -H option. I'll try to remember it (it's probably
useful in other situations as well.
Arne Jørgensen <http://arnested.dk>
DK-TUG / Danish TeX Users Group <http://www.tug.dk/>
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