[tex-live] Pretest: tlmgr display problem

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jul 8 22:58:12 CEST 2009

On Do, 09 Jul 2009, Vladimir Volovich wrote:
> perhaps the wording is a bit confusing, since it says:
> $ tlmgr show kpathsea
> [...]
> Collection: [...]
> which implies that what is shown is (are) collection(s) which the
> package is part of.

Yes, and that was the fix I made, now only collections are shown ;-)

> Maybe it should be changed to "Reverse depends:" or something like that,
> since it could show not only collections but packages occasionally.

Not anymore.

> or, it should show the one and only collection, and then the reverse
> package dependencies on a separate line, if any.

Too much hassle, reverse deps are not so important, since we actually
don't check or implement them. That would only suggest that we have a
full dependency system, whcih we *do*not*have*.

Best wishes


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