[OS X TeX] once more: owners, groups and privilegues of texmf.local

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sat Jan 21 16:03:05 EST 2006

On Jan 21, 2006, at 12:54, Frank STENGEL wrote:

> Wait for a kind soul to write a utility that unpacks a hierarchy in  
> the proper places ;-)? I you are not looking for cutting edge, and  
> MikTeX has got the package, then you could install it using  
> TCOBrowser's MikTeX archive handling properties (though I'm not  
> that sure it can install in texmf.local: permissions...)

TCOBrowser can't install there unless the user running it has  
permission to write.  You could run TCOBrowser as root, but I don't  
recommend that.

BTW, the wheel group is a holdover from pre-Panther days (I think),  
and there's probably nothing wrong with changing the group to admin.


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