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

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Wed Mar 7 18:02:15 CET 2007

On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 02:40:24PM +0000, Philip Taylor (Webmaster)  wrote:

> Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> >>in part because the user may need a
> >>couple attempts to fix a permission problem (e.g., when both file and
> >>directory permissions prevent writing or they end up as user "nobody"
> >>on some NFS mount).
> >
> >Either the problem is trivial, then one shot is enough, or
> >the problem is more complicate, 
> I can't agree, Heiko : it may well take more than
> one attempt to rectify the problem, and I would
> like <Return> to signify "Try again, with original
> filename" ad infinitum.

Currently you have to retype the file name (or be lucky).
This possibility isn't changed (just more predictible).

> Of course, a non-<Return>
> answer such as Ctrl-C, Crtl-D, Ctrl-Y, Ctrl-Z,
> <Break> must remain available and should force
> loop exit with an error.

Who implements it? When?

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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