[tex-live] Recent change to _create_config_files broke installation in user mode

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu May 5 14:48:17 CEST 2016

On Thu, 05 May 2016, Ken Brown wrote:
> >Maybe remove the die and add a clear warning in the docs that a local
> >updmap.cfg will be overwritten?
> That seems reasonable to me.  A more drastic solution would be to
> find a way for _create_config_files to know whether it's operating
> in user mode.  But I don't know if you want to do that at this late

But then what? The case of die is 99% user mode (or a huge bug),
but what to do in user mode? Overwrite? Not write? That is the 


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