[tex-live] texconfig conf
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Tue Nov 29 10:51:39 CET 2011
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 09:11:24AM +0000, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
> 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!
> Two non-native speakers, both convinced that they know
> what a third non-native speaker means. A third, who
> is a native speaker, believes that Ernesto means :
> >>> > Hi, When I run texconfig conf I obtain no information.
> >>> > It does not matter whether or not I run it as root.
And a fourth non-native speaker agrees with the third native speaker :)
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