[tex-live] [pretest] 'tlmgr option' doesn't show default autobackup information

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 9 23:34:42 CEST 2010

On 9 June 2010 21:31, Ken Brown <kbrow1i at gmail.com> wrote:
> Do I remember correctly that, as of TL2010, tlmgr keeps backups by default?
>  If so, shouldn't 'tlmgr option' display the (default) number of backups and
> the (default) backup directory?
> $ tlmgr option showall | grep backup
> Number of backups to keep (autobackup): (not set)
> Directory for backups (backupdir): (not set)

Perhaps you installed before this option got enabled by default
(r.18496 & 18669).  I haven't yet tested autobackup myself, but
Norbert reported that it works.



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