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Re: Problems with Cygwin-1.7.8 (or snapshot) and TeXLive 2010

On Mar  5 10:08, David Rothenberger wrote:
> On 3/3/2011 9:44 AM, Angelo Graziosi wrote:
> > After I flagged these problems [*], I chose to do a clean reinstall of
> > TeXLive 2010 (TL2010). After installed its packages (> 2000!), TL2010
> > installation proceeds with its post-install actions, mainly generating
> > all format files. The installation is done as 'root' (administrator),
> > but the format files are created for all system users (as it should),
> > 
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 20760  3 mar 16.33 foo.fmt
> > 
> > Now, with recent snapshot (say >= 20110215, including the one released
> > today) this does not occur any more,
> > 
> > -rwx------ 1 root root 20760  3 mar 16.33 foo.fmt
> > 
> > so, when a simple user builds his/her latex documents the fmt file are
> > regenerated in a local directory under HOME.
> I just want to mention that I'm facing a similar issue with the
> Subversion unit tests. They are failing because the "svn:executable"
> property is being added when it's not expected. This happens
> automatically when a file is executable and added to Subversion, so it
> seems files created by the test suite are executable with 1.7.8 but not
> with 1.7.7.
> Unfortunately, this is an equally complex system for reproducing the
> problem, but I will try to narrow it down to a simple test case.

That would be very helpful.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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