[tex-live] Upgrade from texlive 2016
nplatis at uop.gr
Sun Jul 16 19:52:36 CEST 2017
OK, there are two things mixed up here, incorrectly (by Zdenek and then
(a) The update command (tlmgr update ...) has updated TL 2016 to 2017
without any warning, in the same directory.
(b) The procedure described in https://www.tug.org/texlive/upgrade.html
does instruct to duplicate the installation directory.
It seems that all this (esp. (a)) will soon be corrected by Norbert (btw,
if I recall correctly, in previous years you simply could not upgrade
2017-07-16 20:45 GMT+03:00 Manfred Lotz <manfred at dante.de>:
> On Sun, 16 Jul 2017 11:04:24 +0200
> Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2017-07-16 8:05 GMT+02:00 Manfred Lotz <manfred at dante.de>:
> > > On Sun, 16 Jul 2017 07:51:29 +0200
> > > martin at dante.de wrote:
> > >
> > > > I accidently did that by just updating TL 2016 (tlmgr update --all
> > > > --self) after 2017 had been released.
> > > >
> > > > To be honest: I did not like that result as it happened without
> > > > warning.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Yes, for those who want to keep older texlive installations it is
> > > bad to get this result without prior warning.
> > >
> > It says: copy the 2016 directory to 2017. If you follow this
> > instruction, at the end of the procedure you have both.
> Hm, I don't recall having seen any warning.
> If this was a warning without requiring me to answer anything in order
> to continue then it could be that the warning appeared but I didn't
> notice it. In this case I would diagnose it as pebkac.
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