[tex-live] updmap and /

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Feb 24 18:42:42 CET 2009

sorry if this have been reported before

if / is not readable for the user, then updmap fails to clean up after 
itself because the test

{ cd / && rm -rf "$tmpdir"; }

fails, e.g.

mkdir /tmp/test
cd /
rm -rf /tmp/test

fails with the message

rm: cannot get current directory: Permission denied

Not sure if it is nonstandard to have / non readable

~> ls -ld /
drwx--x--x  ... /



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