[texhax] where to put .sty files?

Ian Collier Ian.Collier at comlab.ox.ac.uk
Fri Oct 1 14:15:43 CEST 2004

Some time ago, Pierre MacKay said:
>Not so very incidentally, one of the most important things you can do to
>keep the distribution file tree clean (and to keep a lot of bad things
>from happening)
>is to change fstab so that /usr is mounted read-only.  

... I just thought of another thing (I'll stop now, honest).

Fedora comes with this thing called "prelink" which speeds up program
execution by storing relocation information in advance.  I'm not sure
how much I approve of that (it's rare that I find I need to save 0.001
seconds of the execution of a program, I must admit), but anyway this
needs write access to /usr in order to work.  It seems to be scheduled
to happen every night.
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