[tex-live] tlmgr update and machine-readable
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Tue Jul 28 07:08:44 CEST 2009
Thanks for the quick reply!
On Jul 27, 2009, at 2:03 PM, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Mo, 27 Jul 2009, Maxwell, Adam R wrote:
> Would it be enough to have the line
> on a line itself?
I had to actually take a hack at implementing my progress bar before
answering for sure. Having done that, it looks like this would work
>> Will messages like "tlmgr: package log..." and "running mktexlsr"
>> ever be
>> interspersed with the machine readable output? If not, an "end-of-
> No. the tlmgr:package log stuff should actually be on STDERR, did you
> check that?
No, I had a brain fart and forgot about that; I haven't looked at the
code for 6 months or so :). You're absolutely right, and that's
sufficient to weed out most of the non-parseable messages. So if
adding an "end-of-updates" message is doable, that would be great.
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