installer message about /usr/local/texlive/2019 not being writable
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sat Mar 23 01:11:05 CET 2019
so 23. 3. 2019 v 0:56 odesílatel jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> napsal:
> Le 23/03/2019 à 00:06, Norbert Preining a écrit :
> > Hi
> >> install-tl warned me about /usr/local/texlive/2019 not being writable
> >> but in fact, of course, there wasn't even /usr/local/texlive to start with
> > This has been the same since about 10+ years. We check the grand-parent
> > folder (/usr/local) for writability.
> > The message is correct, it is not writable and cannot be created.
> Should the user then execute sudo install-tl ?
Before installing TL many years ago I created /usr/local/texlive as
root and changed its ownership to me. Thus /usr/local is not writable
but /usr/local/texlive is and installation works.
> Correctness may not quite coincide with usefulness.
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