[tex-live] display issue with "tlmgr help" ??
Paulo Roberto Massa Cereda
cereda.paulo at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 01:13:40 CEST 2017
I have Perl 5.24.2 on my Fedora 26 machine with TeX Live 2017 (all updates)
and I get the correct output.
(sorry for a potential HTML email, I am on mobile)
A 10 de setembro de 2017 6:15:00 PM, jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> escreveu:
> Hi Karl
>> I have no way to know which part is failing on your Mac. You could look
>> at the code starting around line 466 in tlmgr.pl if you want to pursue
>> it. --best, karl.
> the problem originates in the Perl which came with my MacPorts install
> (it puts it in /opt/local/bin/). And indeed I did this install around
> September 1st. On the desktop iMac where I saw again the problem,
> I had not yet activated the MacPorts binaries for TeX, so I had forgotten
> that I actually did the install back then.
> after deactivating this /opt/local/bin/
> location from my PATH, I observe correct output from tlmgr help
> the Perl giving good result is /opt/miniconda3/bin/perl which comes from
> my Anaconda install 
>  https://docs.continuum.io/anaconda/
> $ /opt/miniconda3/bin/perl --version
> This is perl 5, version 18, subversion 2 (v5.18.2) built for darwin-2level
> on the other hand, the Perl giving bad result is
> $ /opt/local/bin/perl --version
> This is perl 5, version 24, subversion 2 (v5.24.2) built for
> The system one is only a bit older than the one from Anaconda install
> $ /usr/bin/perl --version
> This is perl 5, version 16, subversion 2 (v5.16.2) built for
> It would be interesting to know if this Perl v5.24.2 induces problems with
> "tlmgr help" on other systems than my Mac OS X.
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