[OS X TeX] Command-line fun

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Mon Jan 15 13:14:04 EST 2007

On Jan 15, 2007, at 17:04, Peter Dyballa wrote:

>> BTW, I just noticed that in a TeXLive-2006 MacTeX install the  
>> texmf-var directory and its content are writable by everybody:
> I think TeX Live has no idea of "personal set-up." So part of its  
> installation is "public property." Could be that PK files are also  
> built in this area ...

This is normal, the var tree is for temporary files, such as  
bitmapped fonts, and tfm files created from metafont sources.


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