[tex-live] Using tlmgr/TeXLive utility to install local versions of a package

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Aug 7 13:50:09 CEST 2011

On So, 07 Aug 2011, Victor Ivrii wrote:
> How one can modify tlmgr.pl so it can install in the local or private directory?

The solution is not as simple as you suppose. 

I have some time ago, probably now outdated, prepared a patch
to tlmgr and texlive.infra to allow for user mode, see
but we decided *not* to include it since till now no convincing argument
why one would actually *need* it did arise.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
JAIST, Japan                                 TeX Live & Debian Developer
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