[tlu] [ TeX Live Utility 2019 ] file sytem permission issue

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri May 10 13:37:17 CEST 2019

> On May 10, 2019, at 6:27 AM, Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at icloud.com> wrote:
>>> Have you modified your umask globally by editing a systems file?
>> 	only my own (user's) .bash_profile, that is, with "umask 0077"
> I don't speak octal, but based on wikipedia this seems to mean
> u=rwx,go= for directories
> u=rw, go= for files
> right?


Not having rx for groups and others on directories makes them unreadable. Note that the user is `root' so you've killed the ability to open the directory.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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