[tex-live] tlmgr --self

Uwe Siart uwe.siart at tum.de
Thu Jul 30 17:28:08 CEST 2009

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> writes:

> On Thu, 30 Jul 2009, Uwe Siart wrote:
>> >>   tlmgr update --sync --all
>> >
>> > That one is missing.
>> Please feel free to make your own decision about what makes sense. For
>> me a --no-auto-update would be nice to have but only if there is also an
>> easy way like update --sync --all to make up for all lost packages.
> Ok, I have implemented all of that:

Wow. Thanks

> 	tlmgr update --all --no-auto-install
> will not auto-install any packages, but later on those will be
> considered as forcibly removed.


> OTOH one can call
> 	tlmgr update --all --no-forcibly-removed
> That one will install all packages that tlmgr considers forcibly removed.

Why is there a »no« in --no-forcibly-removed? Shouldn't it rather be

And because it is an explicit request to install packages would it be
more intuitive to assign it to the install action rather than the update
action and call

  tlmgr install --forcibly-removed

Just my 2c.


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