[tex-live] tlmgr update

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 10 02:15:20 CEST 2009

On 09/08/2009, Jobst Hoffmann <j.hoffmann at fh-aachen.de> wrote:
> I've just updated TeXlive 2009 on my Fedora 11 box, which worked fine.
> After that I've tried to update it on Windows XP (running under
> VirtualBox) by clicking onto the tlmgr-Icon. I followed the advices and
> ended up with the two attached error messages (I've just made screen
> shots) 01 and 02.
> After that I tried the same from the command line, which ended in error
> message 03.

Ouch, I hoped I will never see such screenshots.

> If I should do any additional tests, I would be glad to help you.

Please, check if there is a file <tl root>/temp/updater-w32.log and
send it to us.

If your tlmgr is still working, could you run and send us the output from:

tlmgr --version
tlmgr -v update --self

Thank you,


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