[tex-live] Segmentation fault (?)

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Fri Jan 29 08:17:17 CET 2010

On  28 Jan, 2010, at 14:09, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> On 28 January 2010 Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> So I think it will remain a mystery for me. But, as I said, everything seems to be working fine.
> A segmentation fault is usually caused by a program or a shared library, not by a script.  This means that the culprit is either a program called by tlmgr, or Perl itself.
> Since you are using the GUI, there is also Tk which could cause problems if it's not installed properly.  This is quite likely because the segfault happened after the "Completed."-message.


> [...] In order to find out whether it's a Perl-Tk issue, I suggest to do the next update on the command line:
>  tlmgr --all --self

I've taken the opportunity to try ``tlmgr update --all --self'' right now, with a few packages to update and install, and everything went well, with no segfault message whatsoever.

But I should say that I've used the GUI of tlmgr many, many times, and it's the first time that I have noticed this ``Segmentation fault''.

Thank you.


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