[tex-live] Adding texdoc only adds link
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Mon Jan 23 16:22:55 CET 2012
2012/1/23 Axel Kielhorn <tex at axelkielhorn.de>:
> Am 22.01.2012 um 23:57 schrieb Vladimir Lomov:
>> ** Norbert Preining [2012-01-23 07:45:32 +0900]:
>>> On So, 22 Jan 2012, Axel Kielhorn wrote:
>>>> Well, TLU did install
>>>> but that is only a link to
>>>> which isn't installed.
>>>> (The whole folder is missing.)
>>> That is strange. It *should* be installed as part of the runfiles.
>>> I dn't see any reason how this could have happened besides that
>>> at installation time something got broken, or the files are installed
>>> to a different place.
>> So, do
>> 1. check the log file (IMO, it is texmf-var/web2c/tlmgr.log, the path to
>> texmf-var is 'kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFSYSVAR');
> [Sun Jan 22 09:16:58 2012] install: texdoc.universal-darwin
> ~ axel$ tlmgr show --list texdoc
> tlmgr: package repository ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/tex/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet
> package: texdoc
> category: TLCore
> shortdesc: Documentation access for TeX distributions.
> longdesc: TeXdoc is an application for easy access to the package documentation of a TeX distributions (i.e., .dvi, .pdf or .ps files on the $TEXDOCS tree). It is distributed with TeX-Live and a derivative is distributed with miktex.
> installed: No
> cat-date: 2009-11-10 00:58:07 +0100
> cat-license: gpl
> collection: collection-binextra
>> 2. reinstall texdoc (tlmgr install --reinstall texdoc).
> tlmgr: package repository http://www.bitlib.net/mirror/ctan/systems/texlive/tlnet
> [1/2, ??:??/??:??] reinstall: texdoc.universal-darwin [1k]
> [2/2, 00:01/06:27] install: texdoc [138k]
> And now the log file says:
> [Mon Jan 23 16:02:30 2012] reinstall: texdoc.universal-darwin
> [Mon Jan 23 16:02:32 2012] install: texdoc
> My error was to install texdoc.universal-darwin instead of texdoc.
> Texdoc is working now, but useless, since BasicTeX comes without doc tree.
> There isn't even documentation for the packages I added myself via tlmgr.
Isn't there a way to install documentation for currently installed
packages? Such an option will be useful.
> Back to the recommendation to install the full MacTeX.
> Sorry for wasting your time.
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