[tex-live] TeX Live installation tools

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Nov 16 11:09:11 CET 2010

T T wrote:
> On 15 November 2010 15:36, Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> wrote:
>> but where does the full uninstaller (the one to be found via Remove
>> programmes) come from?
> From install-tl.  There is currently no tlmgr interface to do it.
>> I would like to end up with a feature where one, after the TL transplant,
>> will not be able to see the difference between the transplanted TL and a TL
>> installed into the same location using the netinstaller.
> I have that on my TODO (among other things) but have no time for any
> TL work ATM.
> How bad do you need it?
> Cheers,
> Tomek

Ok, the net installer runs (from TeXLive::TLWinGoo)

    create_uninstaller($vars{'TEXDIR'}, $vars{'TEXDIRW'},
       $vars{'TEXMFSYSVAR'}, $vars{'TEXMFSYSCONFIG'});

and I assume we can do the same, if we know these four vars, of which I 
assume we can ask tlmgr



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