[tex-live] [pretest] Windows: can't compile documents, permission problem

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Fri May 22 14:06:17 CEST 2015

On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 12:56:52PM +0200, Stephan Hennig wrote:
> Am 22.05.2015 um 11:34 schrieb Siep Kroonenberg:
> > icacls c:\texlive\2015\texmf-var /grant:r Everyone:r /t
> > 
> > should do the trick - assuming c:\texlive\2015 is the root of the
> > installation.
> That seems to work for the moment.
> But only if I change user name 'Everyone' to 'Jeder' (German
> translation).  Otherwise your original command returnes an error


icacls c:\texlive\2015\texmf-var /grant *S-1-1-0:r /t

S-1-1-0 is the `well-known SID' for `Everyone'.

/grant adds to existing permissions, /grant:r sets explicit
permissions, so /grant seems best.

Siep Kroonenberg

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