tlmgr dump-tlpdb question
norbert at preining.info
Sun Dec 20 21:41:05 CET 2020
> In the past, I think tlmgr's dump-tlpdb action sent the name of the
> mirror to stdout as the first line, and I was using this in TeX Live
Hmm, that hasn't changed afair.
> tlmgr --repository http://ctan.math.utah.edu/ctan/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet --machine-readable dump-tlpdb --remote > /tmp/utah.tlpdb
I git blamed tlmgr.pl, and at least for 3 years there haven't been any
> location-url <tab character> http://....
This still come out, but only when doing --local, not for --remote
> is now written to stderr, but I prefer not to parse tlmgr's stderr for
> pretty obvious reasons :-).
The url is also now written in the above way to stderr when called with
Hope that helps and clarifies the case a bit. Again, as far as I
remember there haven't been any changes in this area for quite some
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