[tex-live] Problem with ltmgr?

Marc van Dongen dongen at cs.ucc.ie
Tue Jan 18 11:44:33 CET 2011

* Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> [2011-01-18 19:39:16 +0900]:

Dear Norbert,

: On Di, 18 Jan 2011, Marc van Dongen wrote:
: > I assume that tlmgr uses the UMASK settings of the user who's running 
: > the command. Am I right? If yes, then I'm not sure if this is a 
: tlmgr does not do anything in this respect, that means if the user
: runnin gtlmgr has a restrictive umask, this will inherit to the
: installed files.

Thanks for clarifying this.

: > the main TL directory is owned by root. Wouldn't it be nicer if one 
: > could install TL with some form of option which determines the file 
: > protection mode of the main TL directory? (If there is such an option 
: > then I apologise because I never noticed it....) 
: No there is none, and most probably will never be.


Thanks again.


Marc van Dongen

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