[tex-live] Default installation violates filesystem hierarchy standards

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 10:26:07 CEST 2015

However, it says that writing to /usr/local is allowed. In Linux, /usr/bin,
/usr/lib etc are meant for programs from the OS distribution, TL is not
installed directly in /usr (unless you instruct it to do so) and the
symlink goes to /usr/local/bin, not to /usr/bin

Zdeněk Wagner

2015-10-11 9:23 GMT+02:00 Élie Roux <elie.roux at telecom-bretagne.eu>:

> Dear All,
> about this topic, I thought it was relevant to notice that OSX now
> forbids to create directories in /usr, see
> https://tug.org/mactex/UpdatingForElCapitan.pdf
> So maybe the wind goes in that direction...
> Thank you,
> --
> Elie
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