[OS X TeX] Re

Ettore Aldrovandi ealdrov at math.fsu.edu
Thu Oct 10 21:37:31 EDT 2019

> On Oct 10, 2019, at 18:22, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 10, 2019, at 5:02 PM, Ettore Aldrovandi <ealdrov at math.fsu.edu> wrote:
>> Herb,
>> Catalina is on a (partly) read-only filesystem.  But parts of / are still writable, and apparently physically residing  in /System/Volumes/Data. My /opt with texlive under it, is still there and writable. (The synthesis under / is some APFS magic…)
>> —Ettore
> Howdy,
> That's very like /usr has been for several years; /usr is not writeable but /usr/local is available. But the situation with / wasn't there under Mojave since I was able install anacoda2 python for all users directly in /.

Yes. The mechanism to do that, now, seems different and affects more things. I would be wary of direct installation under /, too.


Ettore Aldrovandi
Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
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Tallahassee, FL 32306-4510, USA * * aldrovandi at math dot fsu dot edu

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