[tex-live] tlmgr --self

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Jul 30 17:31:56 CEST 2009

On Thu, 30 Jul 2009, Uwe Siart wrote:
> > 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
> --forcibly-removed?

		makes tlmgr ignore remove tags
		makes tlmgr ignore auto-install tags
		makes tlmgr ignore forcibly-removed tags

> 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

Could be, but programmatically difficult, because the computation of
which packages are forcible removed is done only in the update action.
The install actions is soooooo much simpler.

Best wishes


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