[tex-live] TeX Live Utility (Mac) when offline

Ken Brown kbrow1i at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 16:30:40 CEST 2009

On 8/18/2009 9:56 AM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Aug 17, 2009, at 10:41 PM, Daniel Becker wrote:
>> the TeX Live Utility for Mac OS X seems to be confused when the 
>> Computer is not connected to the Internet. It is not possible to 
>> access documentation when offline.
> It looks like the method I was using to list packages with TL 2008 when 
> offline is failing with TL 2009.  I'm using the value of kpsewhich 
> -var-value=SELFAUTOPARENT as the --location parameter:
> $ tlmgr list --location file:///usr/local/texlive/2009
> tlmgr: installation location file:///usr/local/texlive/2009
> The release version of the installation source and the installation media
> do not agree: source: , media: 2009
> Please fix your location file:///usr/local/texlive/2009 at 
> /usr/texbin/tlmgr line 3465, <TMP> line 192482.
> Is this no longer appropriate?

This appears to be the same confusion that arose in the thread


The --location parameter refers to a package repository (local or 
remote), *not* the directory into which texlive has been installed.


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