[tex-live] "Update all installed" following virgin install does nothing

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk
Thu Mar 15 12:36:23 CET 2012

Philip TAYLOR wrote:
> Lars Madsen wrote:

>> I've seen several times that the installer does not change the
>> repository after the installation.
> Yes, that would indeed appear to be the source of
> the problem.

And now, a new artefact :-)

If I now repeat "Update all installed", despite downloading
no updates, the TeX Live Manager insists on re-building all
formats, via "mtxrun --generate".  This seems somewhat
unnecessary; is there any reason why it does this ?

Philip Taylor

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