[tex-live] TeX Live installation tools

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Nov 3 17:23:15 CET 2010

On Mi, 03 Nov 2010, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) wrote:
>> tlmgr --help
> Hmm, nothing in the output of that that mentions "postaction",
> unfortunately.  Was "postaction" added after TL 2010 pre-release
> testing commenced ?

Huuuu???? It is there since *AGES*!!!

   path [--w32mode=user|admin] [add|remove]
       On Unix adds or removes symlinks for binaries, man pages, and info
       pages in the directories specified by the respective options (see

       On Windows, the registry part where the binary directory is added or
       removed is determined in the following way:

       If the user does not have admin rights, and the option "--w32mode" is
       given, it must be user and the user path will be adjusted. If a user
       without admin rights uses the option "--w32mode admin" a warning is
       issued that the caller does not have enough provileges.

   postaction [--w32mode=user|admin] [--fileassocmode=1|2] [--all]
       [install|remove] [shortcut|fileassoc|script] [pkg]...
       Carry out the postaction "shortcut", "fileassoc", or "script" given as
       the second required argument in install or remove mode (which is the
       first required argument), for either the packages given on the command
       line, or for all if "--all" is given.



If not, then please take a look at 
where there is definitely an entry.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
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