[tex-live] tlmgr bug

Axel Kielhorn A.Kielhorn at web.de
Tue Jul 28 17:26:04 CEST 2009

Am 28.07.2009 um 15:44 schrieb T T:

> 2009/7/28 Artemio González López <artemio at fis.ucm.es>:
>> The latest tlmgr does not work, due to the following bug:
>> tillina:/usr/local/texlive/2009 artemio$ sudo tlmgr update --all
>> Password:
>> tlmgr: installation location /Users/koch/texlive2009/Master
>> Cannot load TeX Live database from /Users/koch/texlive2009/Master at
>> /usr/local/texlive/current/bin/universal-darwin/tlmgr line 3198,  
>> <TMP> line
>> 101776.

> You can try giving location on the command line with --location option
> (lasts only for single tlmgr invocation). And as a last resort you can
> edit the line with 'depend opt_location' in .../tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb
> and see if that helps.

I changed the location on the command line with:

  sudo tlmgr option location http://ftp.ctex.org/mirrors/texlive/tlnet/

Note: This will change once TL 2009 is released.

An alternative would be to create a local user "koch" and rsync TL2009  
using that user.


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