[tex-live] Outstanding issues

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Oct 12 18:47:01 CEST 2009

T T wrote:

> Yes, as Manuel said, this behaviour is intended and not a bug. The
> reason is that on the option pane you set the default repository to
> use, while the main pane shows the currently used repository (which
> can be the same as the default one or a different one).

Well ... Two comments :

1) The label for the field is "Default package repository", not
  "Currently used respository", so I would expect that if I used
   the "Change" field for the "Default package repository" then
   the value shewn against the latter would change.

2) If I change the "Current package repository" using its
  "Change" button, then still the field labelled "Default
   package repository" does not change.

So I would argue that whilst these may well be design
features, they are highly counter-intuitive, and when one
changes the "Default package repostory" using its
"Change" button, this fact should be reflected in the
main pane, just as are the "Toggle" fields in the same
section of the pane, as also is the value displayed for
"Change file associations", which changes dynamically
when its "Change" button is used.

Incidentally, just in case it is terminology that is
causing confusion, it is the values displayed in the
"Configuration" tab under "Default settings" to which
I refer.

** Phil.

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