[tex-live] Perhaps OT: temporary files of otftotfm
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Mon Feb 8 10:17:11 CET 2010
Am Mon, 8 Feb 2010 00:51:08 +0100 schrieb Reinhard Kotucha:
> On 7 February 2010 Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> > Hello, I'm not sure this is the right place to ask, but I think
> > there is a chance that someone knows the answer ;-)
> > I'm trying to use the windows binaries from http://w32tex.org/ of
> > the lcdf-typetools.
> > When calling otftotfm I get the error message
> > otftotfm: temporary file '\s1so.4': Permission denied
> > This looks as if otftotfm tries to write at the root of the drive.
> > I can avoid the problem by calling otftotfm with admin rights. I
> > probably can also avoid the problem by changing the permissions.
> > Both possibilities don't appeal to me.
> > Has someone a idea how I could tell otftotfm to use another folder
> > for this temporary files?
> > (a setting in a texmf.cnf would be ok, otftotfm is installed in a
> > mini texmf with kpathsea).
> Ulrike, I'm not sure whether it works, but you could try:
> set TMPDIR=%TEMP%
This didn't work ;-(. So I will have to wait until the bug mentioned
by Akira is corrected.
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