[tex-live] Error when trying to use TeX Live's 2015 tlmgr on FreeBSD 9.3
peb at mppmu.mpg.de
Thu Oct 1 08:23:47 CEST 2015
On Thu, 1 Oct 2015, Norbert Preining wrote:
> INdeed indeed. This is getting tricky, as we have to resolve
> recursively until we find the real tlmgr.pl, and then resolve to
> ../../../../ or so ...
> I need to think about a different approach ... maybe simply
> expect kpsewhich to work and use
> kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFROOT
a similar problem occurs in xindy.pl where all symlinks except the last one
<some>/xindy -> <other>/xindy
are resolved in order to determine the location of, e.g., the xindy module
files (see xindy.pl lines 416ff).
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