[tex-live] bug in TeX Live Utility
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Mon Jul 13 02:20:32 CEST 2009
On Jul 12, 2009, at 4:48 PM, Karl Berry wrote:
> I'm waiting to see the final path on CTAN before adding UI for
> It will be http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/ (with no
> It would seem logical to have a UI in TLU for specifying the entire
Indeed. IIRC I split it up because it's composed in TLConfig.pm from
TeXLiveServerURL and TeXLiveServerPath, and I figured I'd follow
suit. One advantage is that you can use a CTAN mirror URL from http://www.dante.de/mirmon
directly in the preferences, and the systems/texlive... will be
If the year part of the path is going away, I won't bother adding a
popup for each year, which was my original thought. Specifying the
full path to tlnet is easier.
> Heck, it could be some local server/path which follows no
> convention at all.
In theory, yes, but I haven't tested my code with file: URLs.
> defaults write com.google.mactlmgr.tex_live_utility
> What does Google have to do with tlmgr?
Google Code provides hosting for TLU, and this is the Mac OS X reverse-
dns bundle identifier for it; I changed it to
com.googlecode.mactlmgr.tlu for the next release, which is more correct.
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