[tex-live] Moving tl install directory
George N. White III
gnwiii at gmail.com
Thu May 19 14:30:21 CEST 2011
2011/5/19 Joel C. Salomon <joelcsalomon at gmail.com>:
> How much effort would it be for me to move my TeX Live (2010 on 64-bit
> Linux, if that matters) installation from /usr/local/texlive/... to
> (say) /opt/texlive/...?
> I was considering the following steps:
> * Remove the current symlinks;
> * Move the directory;
> * Run tlmgr and recreate filename & font databases; and
The databases don't record the absolute location, everything should
be relative to SELFAUTOPARENT, so this step is not necessary
> * Recreate symlinks.
Or just modify the PATH variable.
> Is it actually that simple, or am I missing something that will give me
sudo mv texlive /opt
sudo ln -s /opt/texlive .
George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
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