[OS X TeX] OT: authorizations in Leopard

Jean-Claude DE SOZA jeanclaudedesoza at wanadoo.fr
Sun Nov 11 07:31:55 EST 2007

Le 9 nov. 07 à 18:53, Bruno Voisin a écrit :

> Hence I tried:
> sudo chmod -a# 0 /Applications
> sudo chmod -a# 0 /Library
> It suppresses indeed the warning in Disk Utility, but it does not  
> seem to affect the authorizations problems I'm experiencing.

It is not a good idea to change any permission in Mac OS X by his own.
Don't try to remove the ACL as some persons did in the first days of  
Leopard; it resulted a mess in the system.

You only have to do two things. First apply the update for Remote  
Desktop and Keychain applications and then start with the Leopard  
Install Disk as if you want to reinitialize your password. But in the  
window where you are allowed to, don't change anything except at the  
bottom: click on the reset button to restaure the ACL to default.
To finish your job, restart and run Disk Utility and the Repair  
Permissions and if you see a statement about the SUID of /System/ 
ARDAgent which is changed and will not be repaired, you are done.

Jean-Claude DE SOZA

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