[tex-live] "forcibly removed"??

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jul 25 09:33:57 CEST 2012

On Mi, 25 Jul 2012, Martin Schröder wrote:
> 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).

Yes indeed, that also happens.

Best wishes

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