[tex-live] tlmgr update --self in 4NT window.

Joel C. Salomon joelcsalomon at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 19:18:12 CEST 2009

T T wrote:
> 2009/8/4 Dan Luecking <luecking at uark.edu>:
>> In a 4NT window (under winXP, SP3), the command
>>  tlmgr update --self
>> produces an error (lines 5-6 below):
>>  tlmgr: installation location ftp://ftp.math.utah.edu/pub/texlive/tlnet
>>  Preparing TeX Live infrastructure update...
>>  TeX Live infrastructure update in progress...
>>  'wrev' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
>>  operable program or batch file.
>> The same command in a cmd.exe shell proceeds without error.
> That is strange. At the very begining the updater script restarts
> itself in cmd.exe to avoid issues with 4NT amongst other things.
> Anything after 'DO NOT CLOSE THIS WINDOW!' is actually executed in
> cmd.exe, so there should be no differences there.

I actually had the “'wrev' is not recognized” error under cmd.exe -- but
only once.  I think that 4NT is a red herring.

—Joel Salomon

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