[tex-live] Where is the root dir of my Tex Live installation

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sat Nov 16 11:42:00 CET 2013

2013/11/16 Siep Kroonenberg <siepo at cybercomm.nl>:
> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 09:38:27PM -0500, Scott Kostyshak wrote:
>> Hi Lars,
>> Thanks for the comments. See my responses in-line.
>> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 5:59 PM, Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> wrote:
>> > Scott, I noticed that you mention on the Web page at it installs or at least
>> > links the installation where Ubuntu would have installed it.
>> >
>> > Then what when people want to uninstaller? Fx we do not really encourage
>> > users to use the "link into usual places" feature because people tend to
>> > forget they made them and end up in a lot of mess.
>> I'm surprised that no one has put a feature request for an uninstaller
>> yet. However, I don't see how the linking in particular poses a
>> problem. The uninstaller would just delete the link. Let me explain
> The point is that without the linking feature you do not need an
> uninstaller: just remove the TL tree and remove TL from the search
> path.
If you have symlinks, first use tlmgr to remove them.
> --
> Siep Kroonenberg

Zdeněk Wagner

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