Installing latest version of LaTeX
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Sat Jun 6 19:12:50 UTC 2009
On Sat, Jun 06, 2009 at 08:04:19PM +0200, Peter Boosten wrote:
> Roland Smith wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 06, 2009 at 01:46:36PM -0400, Daniel Underwood wrote:
> >> Having trouble mounting the ISO:
> >> [daniel at bsdbox ~]$ sudo mount_cd9660 -o ro /dev/`mdconfig -a -t vnode
> >> -f ./texlve2008.iso` ./mount/
> >> mdconfig: open(/dev/mdctl): Permission denied
> > Regular users don't have read/write permissions on /dev/mdctl.
> > So either change those permissions so that your user-id has those
> > permissions, or run mdconfig as root.
> Hmmm, one might think that 'sudo' does exactly that ;-)
It does that for the mount_cd9660 command, but _before_ sudo it called,
the code between backticks is executed by the shell as the regular user.
I thought that was obvious, so I didn't mention it.
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