[tex-live] strange changing permissions

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Mar 18 14:37:51 CET 2010

Victor Ivrii wrote:
> If I as "texlive" change reading permissions it goes back to normal.
> If "texlive" runs updmap-sys then no such behavior. Also on comuters
> where I run tlmgr as a root such behavior is not observed
> umask of all directories there is 77

This is caused by the umask of the 'texlive' user, which is apparently
set to 077. If this is a user just for texlive maintenance, I suggest
changing its umask.

Best wishes,

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