[tex-live] fmutil-sys fails on MacOSX

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Jan 7 17:33:51 CET 2011

On Fr, 07 Jan 2011, John Minter wrote:
> >> fmtutil: fmtutil: unknown option `--no-error-if-no-format'. Try fmtutil --help for help.
> >
> > Did this happen again, i.e., after updating 'tetex' package?
> > It should not happen more than once.
> Yes, it has happened at least 3 times.
> Herb Schulz noted that TL is owned by root. I always use sudo to run tlmgr.

You probably have a messed up PATH environment and are running
the fmtutil from your distribution, probably the PATH is only set up
for the normal user, but for root the fmtutil fron some other
source is used.

Try run
	which fmtutil
	sudo which fmtutil
and see what it spits out.

Best wishes

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