[tex-live] texconfig conf
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Tue Nov 29 03:34:30 CET 2011
On Nov 28, 2011, at 18:25 , Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Di, 29 Nov 2011, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
>>>> Hi, When I run texconfig conf I obtain no information whether I run
>>>> it as root or not,
>>> Why should it tell you who you are? TeX Live doesn't make any attempt
>>> to find this out.
>> Er, that is not what Ernesto probably meant, although I
>> can see that some might misunderstand him. I would
>> re-cast his words as :
>>>> Hi, When I run texconfig conf I obtain no information whether
>>>> or not I run it as root.
> And the answer remains the same,
> Why should tlmgr/texconf/whatever tell you that you are running
> as root. That you *definitely* should know yourself, and if
> you do NOT know, you should NOT be root!
How about if we recast it like this:
"When I run texconfig, I obtain no information. This happens even if
I run it as root."
I think Ernesto and Phil are both saying that it should print out more
=========================== version information ==========================
Here (MacTeX 2011), 'texconfig conf' prints out a bunch of variables
and config information. But maybe Ernesto can clarify this for us...
More information about the tex-live