[tex-live] Installing TeXLive2008 on Cygwin

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 16:22:07 CEST 2008

2008/8/22 Angelo Graziosi <angelo.graziosi at alice.it>:
> Since the current texlive-20080822 hasn't Cygwin binaries, I have done
> the following to install texlive under Cygwin using the script
> 'install-tl' (not the .bat file)
> ...
> If I install as Administrator (root), is there some TEXMF* dir which
> should be writable by other users (non-admn.)? Mainly, this, perhaps,
> regards TEXMFLOCAL.
TeXLive's standard TEXMF directories may remain read/only for ordinary
users, write access is not required. If you wish to add your local
packages to TEXMFLOCAL, you can change permissions manually after

Zdeněk Wagner

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