After installation of TL 2019: Tlmgr claims that directory 2018 is not writable
Alois.Steindl at tuwien.ac.at
Tue Jun 11 12:39:13 CEST 2019
thank you very much for the instantaneous and helpful reply! There was
indeed a 2018 path entry in the mid of the system path, which was found
before the 2019 entry in the user path. Now everything works fine.
With best wishes
Am 11.06.19 um 12:12 schrieb Zdenek Wagner:
> It seems like a problem in PATH setting, it should contain the path to
> e:/texlive/2019 but probably contains path to e:/texlive/2018 or both
> with preference to 2018. My suggestion is to look first at the
> environment setting, you may have a misprint or a relict from some old
> Zdeněk Wagner
> út 11. 6. 2019 v 12:08 odesílatel Alois Steindl
> <Alois.Steindl at tuwien.ac.at> napsal:
>> After successfully installing the latest TeXLive 2019 on a Windows 10
>> system I encounter a strange problem: When calling tlmgr (actually it is
>> tlshell), I receive the message "E:/texlive/2018 is not writable. You
>> can probably not do much. Are you sure you want to continue?"
>> In the window I see the entries "Root at E:/texlive/2018", tlmgr:
>> r49931, tlshell: r50042.
>> Of course, I start the program from the icon in the 2019 folder and TL
>> is installed in e:/texlive/2019.
>> I couldn't find any setting, which might force the root at e:/texlive/2018.
>> Update: In the meantime I entered the command from the shell
>> tlshell option repository http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet
>> and now it looks fine. Also tlmgr and tlshell indicate newer versions
>> (R51232, R51231). It seems, that starting tlmgr from the icon (Start
>> menu -> TeX Live 2019 -> TeX Live Manager) causes the troubles, it calls
>> the 2018 program, although the menu entry points to tlshell in the 2019
>> Best wishes
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