[tex-live] tlmgr not working after last rsync

Francesco Fossi francesco.fossi at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 19:41:31 CEST 2015

2015-08-16 11:46 GMT+02:00, Francesco Fossi <francesco.fossi at gmail.com>:
> After rsync-ing my local mirror this morning and tlmgr update-ing
> --self, I couldn't tlmgr update --all; this was the output:
> The .tar.xz works, since I can manually uncompress it, I tried messing
> up with tlpkg/TeXLive/TLUtils.pm, but nothing I could change worked.

I finally found a way to make it work: I substituted "$xzdec" with
"unxz" (my system unxz) inside tlpkg/TeXLive/TLUtils.pm at the line
where it is invoked, thus I could repair my install and finish the

I hope someone could explain this behaviour.


-- Francesco Fossi

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