`install-tl --help` doesn't work anymore because of gui

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Sat May 4 20:57:44 CEST 2019

Dear Jack,

On Sat, 4 May 2019 at 17:23, jack wrote:
> There is a bug that I think results from the fact that using the gui of
> `install-tl` is now the default on macOS.
> That bug is the following: the user now can't just do `./install-tl
> --help` to get a list of available options.  If I try that, a gui gets
> launched (which, to add insult to injury, doesn't even show a list of
> options).  Even if I add to that command the string "-gui=text" it still
> doesn't work.
> Please bring back the ability to do a plain `./install-tl --help` and see,
> *in the terminal*, a list of available options.

Agreed, this is a bug that will get fixed.

Forwarding Siep's reply.

Thanks a lot for reporting it,

On Sat, 4 May 2019 at 20:52, Siep Kroonenberg <siepo at bitmuis.nl> wrote:
> When I am back home in a couple of days I'll review the interaction of various options and gui mode for Mac OS.

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