[tex-live] Recent change to _create_config_files broke installation in user mode

Ken Brown kbrow1i at gmail.com
Thu May 5 14:31:49 CEST 2016

Hi Norbert,

On 5/4/2016 3:59 AM, Norbert Preining wrote:
> What do you suggest here? Not generating any updmap.cfg? I don't want
> to parse a local updmap.cfg, though.
> Maybe remove the die and add a clear warning in the docs that a local
> updmap.cfg will be overwritten?

That seems reasonable to me.  A more drastic solution would be to find a 
way for _create_config_files to know whether it's operating in user 
mode.  But I don't know if you want to do that at this late stage in the 

Best regards,


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