[tex-live] pretest tlmgr --gui collection removal

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jun 2 17:15:54 CEST 2010

On Mi, 02 Jun 2010, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> I tried to remove a collection using tlmgr --gui, and it does not
> work properly: all the files on the harddisk were deleted, but the
> package database was not updated. All packages in that collection
> remain listed as installed, as well as the collection itself
> (linux i386).

Huuu, that sounds strange, ...

> Running
>   tlmgr remove collection-binextra
> did finally remove the packages from the tlmgr database properly,
> but there was no way to fix the problem via --gui alone.

because both end up in the same tlmgr.pl function, with the very same
arguments, so I am *really* suprised.

But I will try, thanks for reporting.

Best wishes

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