[tex-live] "tlmgr list" became unusable

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Dec 11 02:54:00 CET 2017

> For years, "tlmgr list" would output a list of all packages and
> collections, on one line each.  Those that were installed had their line
> begin with an "i".
> Today I needed "tlmgr list", and when I did it, I found that it now spits
> out so much verbose information that it's unusuable.  For each item, it

Sorry, a feature loss during rewrite. Fixed in the repository. If you
want to fix it yourself till the next texlive.infra update, patch
with the following patch:
--- a/Master/texmf-dist/scripts/texlive/tlmgr.pl
+++ b/Master/texmf-dist/scripts/texlive/tlmgr.pl
@@ -1537,6 +1537,8 @@ sub action_info {
       # loading of tlpdb is done below
+  } elsif (!$what || $what =~ m/^(collections|schemes)$/i) {
+    $fmt = "list";
   } else {
     $fmt = "detail";


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