[texhax] [tex-live] tlmgr update --self

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Mon Jun 6 15:06:55 CEST 2011

Am 06.06.2011 14:56, schrieb Arno Trautmann:

> Understood, but disagreed …
> Reason: I hold a course on LaTeX, and it is possible to tell people to
> go to a command line and hack in some command. But real interaction is
> much harder, because one has to read – and that seem to be a tricky
> thing nowadays. (Talking of students of physics and mathematics, i.e.
> people who actually should be able to …)
> However, I didn't know that tlmgr can take these three arguments at
> once. Of course now, it's no big deal to tell people to hack in all
> three arguments, but it is harder to remember for them.
> Also, if the same result could be possible with only one argument, why
> force people to all three?

for Linux:

alias tlupdate='tlmgr --self --all ...'


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