[tex-live] Bug in TexLive 2005 and 2007? Non-writable aux-file

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Mar 7 11:32:10 CET 2007

Philip & Le Khanh <Philip-and-LeKhanh at Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org> wrote:

> > However, in the case of just pressing RET, I see no harm in asking again
> > (not trying to open *any* files in the meantime).  As a TeX user, I
> > would be rather surprised if the job aborted from simply pressing RET.
> > TeX has never behaved that way in the past.
> Are you sure that "not try to open *any* files in the meantime"
> is the most appropriate behaviour ?  Might a user not use
> "RET" to indicate "I've fixed the protections; please try again" ?

indeed the user might.  however, the user also has the option of
starting again, and given the potential pitfalls i would suggest that
"no file" is probably the best  assumption.


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