[OS X TeX] New TeX i-Packages release

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri Oct 14 04:13:09 EDT 2005

Thanks for the clarification. But why then isn't sudo utility-sys  
(etc)  the default command run by i-Installer. This would correspond  
to the old behaviour which didn't cause any headaches as far as I know.


On Oct 14, 2005, at 6:58, Gerben Wierda wrote:

> "-H" means that you get the HOME directory of the user you are sudo- 
> ing to. In the case of utility, that means that if you are user foo  
> and you call
>     sudo utility-sys
> your personal stuff in ~/Library/texmf *is* found, while if you do
>     sudo -H utility-sys
> your personal stuff in ~/Librarytexmf *is not* found, but the stuff  
> in root's home directory ~root/Library/texmf *is*.
> "-u root" is my kind of computer hygiene: be explicit. So, "sudo -H  
> -u root" is equivalent to "sudo -H"

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