Using tlmgr.bat under bash on MS-Windows

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at
Mon Nov 22 18:13:02 CET 2021

po 22. 11. 2021 v 17:09 odesílatel Philip Taylor (Hellenic Institute)
<P.Taylor at> napsal:
> I do appreciate, Zdeněk, that how these things work in Linux and in Windows are different, but that was not my point.  If MS Word can generate and display a new PDF when the previous PDF is already open in Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Acrobat Reader, then surely it must be possible for a Windows-based TeX tool chain (e.g., TeXworks + XeTeX) to do the same.  Would you not agree ?
> --
In principle it is possible. It will be necessary to implement the IPC
with Acrobat in all drivers (pdftex, xdvipdfmx, ps2pdf from
ghostscript). and if the file is open in a different PDF viewer, it
will probably not work. I think that some external tools can do it.

> ** Phil.

Zdeněk Wagner

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