installer message about /usr/local/texlive/2019 not being writable

Norbert Preining preining at
Sat Mar 23 09:37:19 CET 2019

On Sat, 23 Mar 2019, Taylor, P wrote:
> I cannot see how these two statements can be reconciled.  If "we" check 
> the grand-parent folder (/usr/local) for writability, and Zdeněk's 
> /usr/local is not writable, then theTeX Live installer should report 
> that /usr/local/texlive/2019 is not writable and refused to proceed.

Well, it is more difficult in reality of course... we check of course
whether we can create 2019 if .../texlive is already there ..., and if
not, we check whether we can create texlive, etc.


PREINING Norbert                     
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