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

Ken Brown kbrow1i at gmail.com
Thu May 5 15:11:27 CEST 2016

On 5/5/2016 8:48 AM, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Thu, 05 May 2016, Ken Brown wrote:
>>> 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
> But then what? The case of die is 99% user mode (or a huge bug),
> but what to do in user mode? Overwrite? Not write? That is the
> question.

I would say overwrite.  Otherwise, the config file doesn't reflect the 
newly installed packages.  Or am I missing something?


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