[tex-live] How to generate a tex-file containing information of all installed packages of from texlive.tlpdb?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Dec 15 00:07:59 CET 2011

On Mi, 14 Dez 2011, Daniel Grycman wrote:
> is it possible to generate a tex-file with all information needed about
> the installed packages from texlive.tlpdb of a TeXLive Distribution?

What do you mean? A list of packages?
	tlmgr list --only-installed | \
		sed -e 's/^i //' -e 's/_/\\_/g' -e 's/:.*$/\\\\/' \
			> package-list.tex
	echo '\bye' >> package-list.tex
	tex package-list.tex

Best wishes

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