[tex-live] Seeming bugs in TeX Live 2014

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Oct 7 09:44:12 CEST 2014

Hi Philip,

On Tue, 07 Oct 2014, Philip Taylor wrote:
> 1a) The qualifier "--gui" in :
> 	TLMGR --gui generate
> is ignored; no GUI is launched, and a series of text diagnostics

Yes, because --gui is just there for backward compatibility. The
correct way is
	tlmgr gui
there is *no* support for mixing the actions from command line
with --gui.

> 1b) The qualifier "--gui" in :


> 2) The scroll bar in the TLMGR GUI is dysfunctional; attempting to
> pull it downwards causes it to perversely rise upwards instead.

Which scroll bar? THere are at least three.

> 3) The TLMGR GUI action "Rebuild format files" gives no indication
> that it has completed successfully; the last line reads :

Ok, that might be fixed in the future .. might!

> 4) The TLMGR GUI fails to remember its physical size and divider
> positions across incarnations.

Yes, known. But I have no intention to write support for this.

Please, anyone is invited to contributed patches to the perl/tk code!

All the best


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