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

Philip Lists at
Wed Nov 17 05:42:19 CET 2021

Thank you Norbert, Zdenek, Karl:

1. The target filesystem was inadvertently mounted noexec. I have
remounted and will try again.

2. Is there any way to restart an install without redoing the
successful downloads?

3. Does 'ls-R file' mean a file named 'ls-R' ?


On Wed, Nov 17, 2021 at 6:22 AM Karl Berry <karl at> wrote:
>     Other options that come to my mind are some kind of higher level access
>     protection (AppArmor etc).
> Or some relevant filesystem being mounted with noexec.

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