[tex-live] tlpretest: should the installer find older texlive?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sat Apr 9 05:15:17 CEST 2016

Hi Siep,

> This is expected behavior. The installer does not try to pick up
> information about pre-existing TeX installations. But the installer
> does warn if it finds another tex directory on the searchpath.

Hmmm, not completely correct. The text mode installer tries to 
import old settings:
	sub import_settings_from_old_tlpdb()

But that is not supported in the other installers (gui, wizard).


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