[tex-live] tlmgr gives error message

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Jan 1 01:21:02 CET 2010

Hi Scott,

first, please no HTML email ...

On Do, 31 Dez 2009, Scott D Friedemann wrote:
>    Fresh install on FreeBSD.  Running tlmgr.pl give this.

How did you run it?
	perl ......./scripts/texlive/tlmgr.pl

>    Can't locate TeXLive/TLConfig.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
>    ./../../texmf/scripts/texlive ./../../tlpkg

That tells me that you are not running it from
but from texmf/scripts/texlive/tlmgr.pl

That does not work, because tlmgr uses SELFAUTOPARENT (../..) to
fined tlpkg. Thus you end up with
in the search path, which is bad.

Best wishes

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