[tex-live] possible tlmgr bug

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Apr 29 00:05:24 CEST 2011

On Apr 28, 2011, at 4:57 PM, Artemio Gonzalez Lopez wrote:

> When I run tlmgr, I get the following error:
> /bin/sh: /Volumes/Macintosh: No such file or directory
> /usr/local/texlive/current/bin/x86_64-darwin/tlmgr: could not run /Volumes/Macintosh HD/usr/local/texlive/2010/tlpkg/installer/config.guess, cannot proceed, sorry at /Volumes/Macintosh HD/usr/local/texlive/2010/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLUtils.pm line 234.
> I should say that my texlive installation is NOT on the primary partition (on which I am testing Mac OS X 10.7's developer preview), but on a second partition, which the Mac references as /Volumes/Macintosh\ HD/. In other words, texlive's installation directory is
> /Volumes/Macintosh\ HD/usr/local/texlive/
> and /usr/local/texlive is just a symbolic link to the former directory. The problem, I think, is that somewhere in tlmgr the space in "Macintosh HD" is not handled correctly. Would it be easy to fix that?
> Thanks in advance,
> Artemio
> Artemio Gonzalez Lopez
> artemiog at me.com


Can't you use the workaround by simply removing the space from the volume name (i.e., make it /Volumes/MacintoshHD)?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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