installing a package as nonroot

Norbert Preining norbert at
Mon Nov 13 00:36:12 CET 2023

On Sun, 12 Nov 2023, circumspect.readabilities830 at wrote:
> What I suspect is that the install command is not "pure" in the sense
> that it not only creates new files but also modifies existing files,
> such as (maybe?) logfiles, and the permissions dance I'd done didn't
> affect those.
> Can you confirm tlmgr does such things, or perhaps point me to
> relevant docs or code?

Can you run the tlmgr command with -v -v and see what it is doing when
it fails?



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