[tex-live] tlmgr bug

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 28 18:22:50 CEST 2009

2009/7/28 Ken Brown <kbrow1i at gmail.com>:
> On 7/28/2009 11:55 AM, Artemio Gonzalez Lopez wrote:
>> I downloaded tlmgr.pl from the link in your email, and I still have the
>> same problem:
>> imac:/usr/local/texlive/2009 artemio$ sudo tlmgr update --all
>> tlmgr: installation location /usr/local/texlive/2009
>> The release version of the installation source and the installation media
>> do not agree: source: , media: 2009
>> Please fix your location /usr/local/texlive/2009 at
>> /usr/local/texlive/current/bin/universal-darwin/tlmgr line 3208, <TMP> line
>> 203552.
>> By the way, "tlmgr --version" now produces the following output:
>> imac:/usr/local/texlive/2009 artemio$ tlmgr --version
>> tlmgr revision unknown ($Date$)

That is normal if the file wasn't checked out with svn client.

>> tlmgr using installation: /usr/local/texlive/2009
>> TeX Live (http://tug.org/texlive) version 2009-dev
> Maybe the phrase "installation location" is causing confusion.  Isn't

Yeah, 'repository location' or even  'package repository location'
would be better.

> /usr/local/texlive/2009 the directory *into which* TL2009 has been
> installed?  But tlmgr is looking for the location *from which* it should get
> the files to be installed, such as ftp://ftp.math.utah.edu/texlive/tlnet,
> for example.

Right, it has to be url/path to TL repository.



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