[OS X TeX] problems after getting new iMac
ealdrov at math.fsu.edu
Mon Nov 3 20:41:29 EST 2014
> On Nov 3, 2014, at 09:50, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> Migration Assistant doesn't seem to like symbolic links so strange stuff happens.
Well, after all /usr is the OS own turf and it’s right not to honor symlinks that are not supposed to be there in the first place, like /var or /tmp. From this point of view /usr/texbin does not make a lot of sense. One can have endless discussions about putting stuff in /usr/local but in /usr is not a wise decision—IMHO, of course.
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