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Re: TeX Live 2008 available for testing



Jindrich Novy wrote:
> This is caused by the fact that the /usr/share/texmf exists on your
> system. The new texlive needs to replace it with symlink and RPM
> doesn't allow to do that if the directory already exists. Please remove
> the directory manually and try again.

There are some (really baroque) ways to hack around this, ask rdieter for
details, he's done it a couple times.

That said, the most reliable solution is not to turn a directory into a
symlink in the first place. Is this really necessary?

        Kevin Kofler


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