[tex-live] tlmgr feature suggestion

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Fri Mar 27 16:39:53 CET 2009

Lars Madsen wrote:
> apparently it is only possible to add symlinks in 'usual places' during 
> the installation.
> Would it be possible to add this feature to tlmgr as well?
> then if one has forgotten to add the symlinks one can simply do it later.

come to think of it, this is a bit difficult, unless one runs tlmgr as 
root, which is not quite recommended.

BTW: how does the installer handle this? i.e. how does install-tl handle 
  "create symlinks in system directories" if LaTeX is installed by a non 
root user?



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