[tex-live] tlmgr update --self

Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Jun 6 14:25:32 CEST 2011

Joseph Wright wrote:
> You can do
>    tlmgr update --self --all --reinstall-forcibly-removed
> so it's not exactly too hard.

With respect, very little is "too hard" if you know what you are doing.
But how many users of TeX Live does that encompass ?  15% ???
I would strongly support Arno's position -- TLMGR should be
intelligent enough to work out for itself what is necessary, not
rely on a mere user knowing what is going on.

Philip Taylor

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