[OS X TeX] /private/var/root/Library/texmf

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Feb 13 18:17:04 EST 2006

On Feb 12, 2006, at 3:51 PM, McGarry Vince wrote:

> Hi all,
> These folders exist on my disc and I believe the "which hopefully  
> does not exist" in this message fro GW in October:
>> New: the TeX i-Package configures as user root using updmap-sys.  
>> Hence it does read ~root/Library/texmf (which hopefully does not  
>> exist) and it writes in texmf.local. This makes configuring with  
>> the TeX i-package independent from which user performs is.
> refers to the fact that these files shouldn't exist. (This assumes  
> a typo, "~root/Library/texmf," in GW's message.) If they shouldn't  
> exist, how does one expunge them?
> Vince
> /private/var/root/Library/texmf
> /private/var/root/Library/texmf/fonts ...


I've been off list for a few days but I really wonder HOW the files  
got there in the first place? Was some install done as root? Could  
that do it?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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