[tex-live] "forcibly removed"??

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Wed Jul 25 09:08:59 CEST 2012

2012/7/25 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:
> reason. But you can force it by doing a remove --force. Now tlmgr
> * if a package is not present
> * and the package is referenced in an installed collection
> * and this collection is *not* updated
> --> then it is considered forcibly removed
> (if the last point does not hold, the package will be considered new
> and auto-installed)

I seem to remember that packages became "forcibly removed"
when their installation didn't work (e.g. because of a
broken download).

update has the flag "--reinstall-forcibly-removed" for that.


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