[OS X TeX] texdoc in TeX Live 2008

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Tue Dec 30 03:17:58 CET 2008

On Dec 29, 2008, at 5:54 PM, cfrees at imapmail.org wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 7:50 PM, Thomas Rike <tricycle222 at att.net>  
>> wrote:
>>> Maybe I should reinstall. Would this new TeX Live Utility possibly  
>>> help?
> I don't think TLU will help in anyway that tlmgr cannot. As I
> understand it - and I'm not on Leopard so I haven't seen TLU myself -
> TLU is just a front end for _some_ of tlmgr's functionality. So you
> might be able to do something with tlmgr which you can't do with TLU
> but not vice-versa.

This is generally correct.  However, in this case you can run TLU and  
it should clearly show you the packages that have been forcibly  
removed (which can happen in case of a botched update), and you should  
be able to easily reinstall them.


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