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

Ken Brown kbrow1i at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 00:03:26 CEST 2010

On 6/9/2010 5:34 PM, T T wrote:
> 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.

No, I just did a fresh install from the pretest repository.

I wasn't questioning whether autobackup works.  My point is just that if 
it's enabled by default, then 'tlmgr option' should show the information.


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