[tex-live] luaotfload-tool writes database to TEXMFSYSVAR if writable

Norbert Preining norbert at preining.info
Mon May 16 11:06:40 CEST 2016

On Mon, 16 May 2016, jfbu wrote:
> My question to TeXLive generally is: is this behaviour of luaotfload
> the expected one, are executables expected to write to the first
> repertory where they have write access ?

My answer from TeX Live: Complain to the author's of luaotfload.
I also consider it strange, but *we* will not hack around in the script.

> I will open a ticket only if needed on luaotfload github repo 
> depending on answers received here.

I think it makes sense.


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