[tex-live] Powerdot removal?

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Jul 2 14:59:55 CEST 2013

I see something similar on my Linux 64 bit.

tar Jxvf powerdot.r25656.tar.xz

gives me tex/ and doc/ folders, whereas

tar Jxvf memoir.r30639.tar.xz 

gives me


as the base

How does the backup system know which folder prefix to add in front?

/Lars Madsen
Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
Mere info: http://au.dk/daleif@imf / More information: http://au.dk/en/daleif@imf

From: tex-live [tex-live-bounces at tug.org] on behalf of Heiko Bauke [heiko.bauke at mail.de]
Sent: 02 July 2013 14:45
To: tex-live at tug.org
Subject: Re: [tex-live] Powerdot removal?

On Tue, 2 Jul 2013 20:22:05 +0900
Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> On Di, 02 Jul 2013, Heiko Bauke wrote:
> > > It seems to be a Windows thingy again, I have to check the special
> > > paths there.
> >
> > probably not. I experienced to same kind of problems (backup did no
> > contain the texmf-dist prefix, reinstall into wrong path) on my
> > Linux system (64-Bit).
> Hmm, I have the very same arch and I don't have this kind of problems.
> Which version of tlmgr are you running?

tlmgr revision 30643 (2013-05-23 01:55:59 +0200)
tlmgr using installation: /usr/local/texlive/2013
TeX Live (http://tug.org/texlive) version 2013


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