[tex-live] Files owned by user '502' after TL2008 installation

Peter Ragosch peter.ragosch at t-online.de
Sun Aug 3 11:12:28 CEST 2008

Hi Daniel,

this problem was reported on Juli 29, 2008 and should be solved soon. 
May be your mirror isn't up to date or not all containers are updated till 
now, see below.


Am Samstag, 2. August 2008 22:57:48 schrieb Daniel Flipo:
> Hi everybody,
> After installaing TL2008 as root on Linux Debian Lenny, I notice that
> the installed files are owned by user '502' instead of 'root', the group
> is 'root'. Permissions are OK (644), so it doesn't hurt, but it looks
> strange though...

	Am Dienstag, 29. Juli 2008 12:26:54 schrieb Norbert Preining:
	> Hi Peter,
	> On Di, 29 Jul 2008, Peter Ragosch wrote:
	> > in /usr/local/texlive/2008/bin/x86_64-linux the UID/GID is set to
	> > 502/root
	> Thanks for reporting this, was a very good hint. The .tar generation
	> code has been fixed already, we will see when we rebuild all .tar.lzma.
	> Karl: Do we want to rebuild all the containers now? All the new/updated
	> ones will have uid/gid 0/0 in the tar, but the old ones will stay as
	> they are.
	> Best wishes
	> Norbert
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