[tex-live] Failed "tlmgr update --self"

Dan Luecking luecking at uark.edu
Wed Aug 19 04:02:24 CEST 2009

The command "tlmgr update --self" recently failed.
(On two computers running WinXP.)

A message from tar-win32 said it couldn't update tlmgr.exe
because access was denied.

Subsequently there was an attempt to restore the previous
version with the same error message from tar-win32.

Updating via update-tlmgr-latest.exe was no problem.

This is the first I was aware that tlmgr.exe even exists.
I thought tlmgr.pl has always been started from tlmgr.bat.


Daniel H. Luecking
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Arkansas
"Dubito ergo cogito, cogito ergo sum" --Descartes

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