[tex-live] tlmgr leaves texlive.tlpdb.SOMETHING

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jul 2 13:24:42 CEST 2014

Hi Uwe,

> > (Maybe I should put them into texmf-var ....)
> These files are specific to TL and their purpose is package management.
> For that reason I think that /tlpkg is the perfect place for them. No
> need to revise, IMO.

Well, it would be TEXMFSYSVAR/tlpkg which is also TL specific and
which is as good as TEXMFMAIN.

The reason is that these files are dispensable data, they will
be recreated if necessary, so conceptually it would make sense
to have them in TEXMFSYSVAR.


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