[tex-live] teTeX: no next release

Markus Kohm markus.kohm at gmx.de
Thu Jun 1 12:21:08 CEST 2006

Am Donnerstag, 1. Juni 2006 11:56 schrieb Dr. Werner Fink:
> This reqires that e.g. the ls-R files within
> /usr/share/texmf/ are symbolic links which points into /var/lib/texmf/.

This is not neccessary, because /usr/share/texmf/ls-R must be written only if 
something was written or deleted from /usr/share/texmf, so you need only 
write permission if you've had write permission already. In all other cases 
(searching files by kpathsea) only read permission to ls-R are needed.

At rpm generation of ls-R may simply be a post install and post deinstall call 
(so at update it will be called twice instead of once, but this shouldn't be 
a problem).

E.g. Live-CDs/DVDs work with precreated ls-R and never need write permission.


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