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

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 12:09:49 CEST 2012

2012/9/7 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:
> Hi
>> 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 ;-)
If I understand it well, at least ~/usr/local must exist in order to
install to ~/usr/local/texlive/2012

> Norbert

Zdeněk Wagner

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