comments to TeXLive5, April 13, 2000

Jana Chlebikova
Wed, 10 May 2000 17:10:24 +0200 (MET DST)

  here are my comment (under Win) and comments another tester (under

Best regards,



After win98, I choose the recommended installation, some Free tools
and some Tools from Net (Perl) and downloading
was very-very slowly from us... During the instalation, the button Help
does not work.

More latter...

> From: Miroslav Hrad <>
> Date: Wed, 10 May 2000 09:51:44 +0200 (CEST)

  I am satisfied. Only:

> Instaloval jsem pod Linux RedHat 6.1CZ.

  The instalation was under Linux RedHat 6.1CZ.
>   - po ukonceni instalace by mohl instalacni skript nastavit 
>  PATH na nove binarky, nebo alespon napsat jak to udelat, popr. ze se to
>  hodi udelat.

  In the end of the instalation, the instalation script should 
add into variable PATH, the path for new binaries (or at least to write, how to do it
or that it it suitable to do)

>   - po instalaci skonci adresar /usr/TeX/texmf-var/fonts s nasl. pravy:
>      drwxr-xr-t   -- sticky bit moznuje rusit soubory pouze tem, kdo je vytvorili,
>                  bez nastaveni prava 'w' vsak krome roota nikdo nic nevytvori.
>                  A napriklad xdvi je z toho docela smutny :-). 
>   Oprava je trivialni - pokud toto je zamer (mozna z duvodu bezpecnosti) tak se omlouvam.

 When the instalation finished, the directory /usr/TeX/texmf-var/fonts
has the following setting  drwxr-xr-t. 
With this setting only root can do something and xdvi is sad:-) 																																																																																																																																																								
The correction is trivial. If it is design (maybe from the secutiry), I

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