[tex-live] tlmgr "Update all installed" via commandline?

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Aug 28 17:17:15 CEST 2012

Philip TAYLOR wrote, On 2012-08-28 17:11:
> Norbert Preining wrote:
>> On Di, 28 Aug 2012, Rainer M Krug wrote:
>>>> tlmgr update all
>> In addition to th two answers you already got, why didn't you try
>>     tl[m]gr --help
>> or
>>     tlmgr help
>> and read down a few lines to the
>> section?
> One very good reason for not doing so in Windows 7 / TeX Live 2011
> is that the output is evanescent and ephemeral : a black CMD box
> appears, scrolls at high speed, then vanishes like the morning dew,
> leaving not a trace behind.
> Philip Taylor

There is quite a big difference in executing the command via the Windows 
  'Run command' option and actually executing it within the windows 
command prompt.

You have the same problem with 'texdoc -l'

I have no idea whether it is possible to actually detect the difference 
between the two.



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