[OS X TeX] reinstall with Tex Live Utility

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Tue Mar 31 19:36:05 CEST 2009

On Mar 31, 2009, at 10:48 AM, Daniel Becker wrote:

> Am 31.03.2009 um 15:56 schrieb Peter Dyballa:
>>> I dont know if you can see it in an email, but the two minus-signs  
>>> before −−reinstall --machine-readable look different.
>> Well, you *are* indeed using something different than a HYPHEN- 
>> MINUS – so tlmgr cannot interpret these MINUS SIGNs (U+2212) as  
>> introduction to an option and takes them as name constituents.
>> Why can't you simply retype them for the next try?
> The problem is that TeX Live Utility seems to send something that is  
> wrong to tlmgr. If I am using tlmgr from the command line, I can  
> correct the mistake.

This was a bug; somehow the dash got converted to a math minus in the  
source.  I fixed it and will get a new release out soon.  Sorry for  
the hassle; I've no idea how that happened!


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