installing a package as nonroot

Norbert Preining norbert at
Tue Nov 14 02:35:26 CET 2023

On Mon, 13 Nov 2023, circumspect.readabilities830 at wrote:
> Yes, thanks. The immediate problem is the directory
> /opt/texlive/2023/tlpkg/tlobj/
> which is owned by root. It is the only one owned by root in the
> texlive tree. How might that happen?

How: You did run tlmgr as root during an update, and that created the
tlpobj directory.

There might be others, tlpkg/backups comes to my mind.

Please, check your own directories for permissions when doing these
kind of special things. Thanks


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