[tex-live] [pretest] Windows: can't compile documents, permission problem

Stephan Hennig sh-list at posteo.net
Thu May 21 23:38:57 CEST 2015

Am 21.05.2015 um 23:27 schrieb Zdenek Wagner:
> Have you tried to delete all generated files between steps 10 an 11?
> Maybe they are owned by an administrator and ordinary users are not
> allowed to overwrite them.

New command windows are opened in %USERPROFILE%, by default.  So, the
normal user should have no chance messing with files generated in the
administrator account.  BTW, story.tex is a file distributed by TL:

> C:\Users\Stephan>kpsewhich story.tex
> c:/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/plain/knuth-lib/story.tex

I do observe the problem with private TeX (and LaTeX) files, too.

Best regards,
Stephan Hennig

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