[tex-live] Packages marked as forcibly removed when updating

Thomas Arildsen tha at es.aau.dk
Tue Feb 23 13:54:54 CET 2010

T T skrev:
> On 23 February 2010 11:59, Thomas Arildsen <tha at es.aau.dk> wrote:
>> Notice that the three packages biblatex-nature, braket, and breakcites have
>> now apparently been marked as 'forcibly removed'. Is this behaviour
>> intended? It doesn't look like it to me.
> Although it might look strange, this is the intended behaviour. These
> packages failed during auto-install, which will be treated the same as
> if they were forcibly removed. The same happens if you add
> --no-auto-install switch, see:
>   tlmgr --help update
> This is a limitation of the current package management system.
> Forcibly removed packages are not tracked in the local database and
> are found from the difference between the local and remote databases.
> To avoid any forcibly removed packages, use:
>   tlmgr update --all --reinstall-forcibly-removed
> Cheers,
> Tomek
What happened to the six other packages that failed download but didn't 
get marked as forcibly removed (see my previously quoted tlmgr output)?

Thomas Arildsen

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