perl install-tl fails: Can't exec "mktexlsr": Permission denied at tlpkg/TeXLive/ line 667

Norbert Preining norbert at
Tue Nov 16 22:17:47 CET 2021

On Tue, 16 Nov 2021, Philip Lists wrote:
> install-tl: command failed (statuse -1): mktexlsr
> /mnt/data/texlive/2021/texmf-dist: Permission denied.

As Zdenek said, it is most probably file remainders that are hurting

Can you reproduce the problem with first doing
	rm -rf /mnt/data/texlive/2021
and THEN installing TeX Live?

Other options that come to my mind are some kind of higher level access
protection (AppArmor etc).



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