[OS X TeX] subversion

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Mon Oct 15 01:31:27 EDT 2007

On Oct 14, 2007, at 6:34 PM, Nathan Dunfield wrote:

> Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> For better or worse, OS X defaults to a ton of world-writeable  
> directories and files.  Perhaps my machine is misconfigured, but on  
> it both "/" and "/Applications" are world-writable directories,

FWIW, I think that '/' and '/Applications' should not be world- 
writable (on my system, they are drwxrwxr-t and drwxrwxr-x,  

It is likely some over-exuberant installer that causes the change.

You can run Disk Utility to see what the permissions should be.



Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon at Large
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