[tex-live] tlmgr update problem
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Tue Apr 13 16:16:05 CEST 2010
On Apr 13, 2010, at 7:02 AM, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Di, 13 Apr 2010, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>> Yeah, I know that now…but it would be nice if tlmgr marked the failed updates as such and allowed me to rerun the update command.
> I would be quite surprised if updates were added to the texlive.tlpdb
> without actually being done. The reason is that the .tar.xz file has
> to be unpacked (xzdec failures!) followed by un-tarring and only then
> the addition of the tlpobj (the new one) to the texlive.tlpdb is done.
> So it *SHOULD* be in consistent state ...
Is there any way to tell for sure? For instance, the XeTeX update
failed, and I have this in /usr/local/texlive/2009/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb:
The base install was installed using install-tl from a local repo that
is fairly old, and it shows
Since this was the first update after installing from that repo, it
seems like the failed packages should have the same versions.
I also noticed some complaints about "uninitialized value $out in
concatenation...at /usr/texbin/tlmgr line 508" but that may be
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