[tex-live] umask message

Maxwell, Adam R adam.maxwell at pnnl.gov
Wed Oct 2 22:11:28 CEST 2013

On Oct 2, 2013, at 09:16, jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> wrote:

> on my system I promoted myself to be the owner of all
> the sub-hierarchies in /usr/local/texlive/
> (i.e 2013/ and texmf-local/)
> rather than root. 

Good. I recommend this, whenever possible, as it avoids running
my code and tlmgr code as root.

> I guess then the alert issued by TLU in case of umask 0022
> (which is also my case) would not be necessary?

You shouldn't see an alert for 0022 umask in the version I
released this morning (US/Pacific time). I made a mistake
in testing the umask.


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