[tex-live] [install-tl] Limitation on length of installation path?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Sep 7 12:07:03 CEST 2012


> Also, removing either `local' or `texlive' (i.e. setting installation path to
>  /home/vladimir/usr/texlive/2012
> or
>  /home/vladimir/usr/local/2012
> ) allows to install TL without manual intervetion.
> Is this intended limitation?

Yes and no. We check on writeabity two levels up in the hierarchy, but if that does not even exist it looks like it breaks. We don't want to create intermediate directories.

So, yes known, but I also don't see too much of a problem ;-)


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